Though there are several laws, rules regulations protecting women, there has been considerable increase in crime against women.
Pray for Crime Against Women in India
Who has the clay foot here; System or Citizen?
|Sl No.||Crime Head||Year||% age **
|1.||Rape 22, 172||24,206||24,923||33,707||36,735||9.0|
|2.||Attempt to commit rape*||4,234|
|3.||Kidnapping & abduction of woman||29,795||35,565||38,262||51,881||57,311||10.5|
|5.||Assault on women with intent to outrage her/their modesty||40,613||42,968||45,351||70,739||82,235||16.3|
|6.||Insult to the modesty of women||9,961||8,570||9,173||12,589||9,735||-22.7|
|7.||Cruelty by husband or his relatives||94,041||99,135||1,06,527||1,18,866||1,22,877||3.4|
|8.||Importation of girl from foreign country||36||80||59||31||13||-58.1|
|9.||Abetment of suicide of women.
A. Total IPC Crime against Women
|10.||Indecent Representation of Woman (P) Act||895||453||141||362||47||-87.0|
|11.||The Dowry Prohibition Act||5,182||6,619||9,038||10,709||10,050||-6.2|
|12.||Protection of woman from domestic violence Act*||426|
|13.||Immoral Traffic (Preventtion) Act #||2,499||2,436||2,563||2,579||2,070#||–|
|B.||Total SLL crime against women||8,576||9,508||11,742||13,650||12,593||-7.7|
NB:- Newly included Crime Head. **%age variation in 2014 over 2013. #Modification in data in 2014, as figures refer to women related crimes only.