Bridewealth Project


-Bride price lowered, fine imposed on lavish weddings, Pajhwok Afghan News, July 25 2015

-In Andar, bride price fixed at 300,000 afs, Pajhwok Afghan News, December 24 2013


-Bride Price for Working Girls,


Newspaper and magazine articles

-The rising cost of a Chinese bride price, BBC News, March 6 2016

-What price true love? - Groom in China pays bride's parents millions for permission to marry, South China Morning Post, February 18 2016

-Exorbitant bride prices drive rural families of sons into crippling debt, Global Times, February 16 2016

-Rural Chinese Men Are Buying Vietnamese Brides For $3,200, Business Insider, August 18 2014

-Ancient bride price custom unsuited to modern China, Global Times, July 08 2014

-The Steep Price for a Chinese Bride, Time, June 10 2013

-A Map Of China's Bride Price Distribution: Shanghai Tops The List At One Million Yuan And Chongqing The Only City Where Love Is Free, International Business Times, June 06 2013


-LOL China: Episode 3, "Marrying a Chinese girl? This is the bride price to pay"

Websites and blogs

-Chinese Wedding Traditions: The Brideprice

-Forget dowries: Chinese men have to pay up to $24, 000 to get a bride, June 09 2013

East Timor

-People of East Timor: Customs, Character, Origin and Marriage, Facts and Details


-Sex imbalance forces men to pay 'bride price', The National, May 8 2008

-Kyrgyz Bride Price Controversy, Institute for War and Peace Reporting, December 22 2005


Wesbites and Blogs

-Traditional Hmong weddings and marriages, A Hmong Woman

-Marriage and Weddings in Laos, Facts and Details

-Laos Wedding - an insight on Lao traditions and customs

-Criticism on the Hmong Bride Price, Hmong Contemporary Issues

-Traditional Laos Wedding Photos | Vanida and Rick's Laotian Ceremony


-Dowry (lai kam): How Much is Enough?, Joan Dee - Wedding Blog

-Muslim Weddings in Malaysia,, May 15 2016

-Bride Price, Michele Zack Blog, August 10 2014


-Burmese Brides Along the Chinese Border, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, August 29 2013


-Pin Jin or Bride price in Singapore. .. How much to pay?, KiasuBride, April 27 2013


-Tajik weddings hit by austerity law, BBC News, April 15 2014

-Marriage and Weddings in Tajikistan, Facts and Details


-Thai dowries change with the times, NBC News Blog, June 6 2008

-Dowry in Thailand,


-Vietnamese girls smuggled into China and sold as chid brides, CNN, April 19 2016