"As benefiters of Indian labor in a globalized economy, should we be concerned with how our actions affect violence against women in India?" Words and images by Jonah Markowitz

Tabassum, 25, and her mother, at left, paid a sizable dowry of cash, jewelry, and two suits at the time of marriage. Despite the dowry, her husband and his family repeatedly abused her for continuing dowry payments, and for giving birth only to girls. Her husband re-married and had a third daughter.