Crime against Women

INCIDENCE RATE

2006 : 1,64,765 2006 : 14.7

2007 : 1,85,312 2007 : 16.3

. Andhra Pradesh reported 13.3% of total such cases in the country
(24,738 out of 1,85,312). Tripura reported the highest crime rate
(30.7) closely followed by Andhra Pradesh (30.3) as compared to the
National average rate of 16.3.

NCRB

. The proportion of IPC crimes committed against women towards total
IPC crimes has increased during last 5 years from 7.6% in 2003 to
8.8% during 2007.

. Madhya Pradesh has reported the highest number of Rape cases (3,010)
accounting for 14.5% of total such cases reported in the country.

. Andhra Pradesh has reported 30.3% (3,316) of Sexual Harassment cases
followed by Uttar Pradesh 26.3% (2,882).

. Only Bihar (56) and West Bengal (5) have reported cases of
Importation of Girls.

. Tamil Nadu reported 33.6% of cases under Immoral Traffic
(Prevention) Act (1,199 out of 3,568).

. Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act cases decreased
by 23.2% (from 1,562 in 2006 to 1,200 in 2007).

. Andhra Pradesh with 1,005 cases has accounted for 83.8% of cases
under Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act at the
National level.

. No case under Sati Prevention Act was reported across the country
during the year 2007.

. Incest Rape cases decreased by 6.0% in 2007 over 2006 (from 431 in
2006 to 405 in 2007).

. West Bengal reported 28.1% of total Incest Rape cases (114 out of
405).

. Offenders were known to the victims in 92.5% of Rape cases (19,188
out of 20,737).

. Among 35 mega cities, Delhi city reported 29.5% (524 out of 1,775)
of total Rape cases, 31.8% cases (1,021 out of 3,207) of Kidnapping &
Abduction of Women, 15.6% cases (111 out of 711) of Dowry Deaths,
14.2% cases (1,711 out of 12,031) of Cruelty by Husband and Relatives
and 21.5% cases (744 out of 3,463) of Molestation.

. 49.9% conviction was reported in the country in Sexual Harassment
cases (3,708 convictions out of 7,436 cases in which trial were
completed).



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