Crime Against Women™

Violence against women and girls is a major human rights concern. People would think that with increasing female education and women's welfare organizations coming up by the dozens there would be less and less number of crimes against women. But the truth is otherwise.

Violence on women seems to be very much prevalent and even on the rise in many parts of the world, specially so in India. India's most literate state of Kerala seems to be facing this problem of rising crimes against its female folk.

Even as such crimes are on the rise globally, the number of policewomen in India available to tackle such cases is woefully short.

Crime Against Women Reports from India:

According to National Crimes Report Bureau, 1.5 hundred thousand crimes against women are registered annually out of which nearly 50,000 are related to domestic violence. Its believed that close to 5 million women suffer from violence in their homes; however only 0.1% are courageous enough to report.

Do you think that USA is an advanced country and is safe for women? Think again.

Here are some shocking stats for you:

1. Every day four women die in this country as a result of domestic violence

2. Although only 572,000 reports of assault by intimates are officially reported to federal officials each year, the most conservative estimates indicate two to four million women of all races and classes are battered each year.

3. Every year approximately 132,000 women report that they have been victims of rape or attempted rape.

4.Women are 10 times more likely than men to be victimized by an intimate.

Such shocking statistics reveal how much unsafe and vulnerable women still are even in this modern age. That is why it is important for women to take necessary precautions while leaving house or traveling and at other times as well.€™t

by Syd Hs


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