i. First and foremost, do not accept the demand for dowry by or onbehalf of your overseas Indian spouse
to end your ill-treatment,abuse or desertion.
ii. You can approach the nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate forassistance/advice, to file a complaint with
the local police aboutharassment, abandonment, ill-treatment by the spouse etc.
iii. The Indian Embassy/Consulate can assist and put you in touchwith local Indian Association/
Organization/ local NGOs,approach the local police, contact your family/friends, etc. whocould help you.
iv. The Indian Mission can help you obtain initial legal/financialassistance so that you can file a case
against your husband in the foreign country.