India is a country where people worship goddess Durga which symbolizes divine forces and powers to destroy evil powers. She rides over tiger carrying weapons in some hands to kill demons and flowers on the other hands to acknowledge true devotees. India is a place where people worship 9 girls, during Navaratri festival representing 9 forms of Goddess Durga. A place where even earth is worshiped as Goddess.
Still we are in the top of most unsafe countries for women in the world. Why?
Presenting some stats which will depict what is the condition of law and order in the country.
Year-wise crimes reported against women (According to NCRB)
|Sr. No||Year||Criminal |
|State with highest criminal cases |
|1.||2017||3,59,849||Uttar Pradesh – 56,011|
|2.||2018||3,78,277||Uttar Pradesh – 59,445|
|3.||2019||4,05,861||Uttar Pradesh – 59,853|
Years-wise rape cases and cases resolved (According to NCRB)
|Sr. No||Year||Cases||Average cases/day|
On an average 90 rape cases are recording on daily basis from 2017 till now. According to NCRB in 2018, every 4th victim was a minor with 50% of victims falls under 18-30 age category. (According to NCRB)
|Sr. No||Year||Top 3 states with most cases||cases|
Most number of cases reported against women are murder, rape, dowry death, suicide abetment, acid attack, cruelty and kidnapping, miscarriage without women’s consent, deaths caused with intent to miscarriage.
According to 2019 data published by NCRB,
- 27.9% of the crimes against women were cruelty by husband or his relatives.
- 21.8% assault cases on women with intent to outrage her modesty
- 17.9% cases of abduction and kidnapping
- 7.9% rape cases were reported
1 in 3 Indian women are physically, emotionally and sexually abused by their husbands or partners at some points in their lives according to National Family Health Survey. We are at a stage where people kill girl foetus in the womb because they want to face these kinds of situations in future.
It is clearly a warning not a slogan…
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