Pray for violence again women in India

Jayasheelan.R - August 9, 2017 - Journals /

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 **

Variation

2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
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
4. Dowry deaths 8,391 8,618 8,233 8,083 8,455 4.6
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

2,05,009 2,19,142 2,32,528 2,95,896 3,734

3,25,329

9.9
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
Total (A+B) 2,13,585 2,28,650 2,44,270 3,09,546 2,37,922 9.2

NB:- Newly included Crime Head. **%age variation in 2014 over 2013. #Modification in data in 2014, as figures refer to women related crimes only.

Bibliography: Jaswant Kaur – Company Secretary and Director, communications, Deepalaya / Manorama Yearbook 2017. p 812, 813. INDIA.