In every 16 minute, one raped in India

Published : 25 Oct 2019, 19:16

Jagoroniya Desk
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In India, a rape incident takes place every 16 minute and a rape attempt occurred every two hours, reports the country’s National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB). In addition, a housewife becomes abused every five minutes, the report also revealed.

According to the report, women in the country are most likely to be raped in the age group of 18-30 years. Uttar Pradesh is at the top of women and child abuse. Apart from Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and West Bengal have the highest number of incidents of women and child abuse.The report also said that there were incidents of crimes like torture of 56 thousand women in Uttar Pradesh, 31 thousand in Maharashtra and 30 thousand in West Bengal.

As well as the death of an acid attack victim occurs in every two and a half days, and for dowry, one died in every 67 minutes.

In 2017, more than 32 thousand rapes in India were allegedly committed by close relatives, friends or family members. The report is made by focusing on sexual harassment and rape of women in different places of India in 2017.

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