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Report: Four Women Raped, Modesty of 9 outraged every day in Delhi

Report: Four Women Raped, Modesty of 9 outraged every day in Delhi : Everyday on an average between 2012 – 2015 in the national capital, At least 4 women were raped and modesty of 9 women outraged daily, according to data compiled by the Delhi Police regarding crimes against women in Delhi.

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The number of rape cases in Delhi increased three times. 706 rape cases were registered in the year 2012 and it shot up more than three times to 2199 in the year 2015.

In all, 1636 rape cases were recorded in 2013 and 2166 the following year.

Rape cases jumped nearly six times in the past 15 years, with 381 registered in 2001 and 2199 in 2015, according to the data.

On other side, 727 incidents of assault on women in the capital with the motive to outrage their modesty were reported in the year 2012. These number increased to 3515 in 2013, 4322 in 2014 and 5367 in the following year 2015.

1120 rape cases were registered between January and mid-July in 2015, which increased by 66 to 1186 till the middle of July, 2016.

Women are not secure even within the boundary of their homes. As data show constant increase in the domestic violence due to dowry cases and cruelty by husband and in-laws.

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681 dowry related deaths were reported between 2012 and mid-July 2016.

13,984 cases was filed against their husbands and in-laws during these four years, with a steady rise in such offences.

A total of 2046 such cases were reported in the year 2012. The number rose to 3045 in the year 2013 and 3194 in the year 2014. In all, 3536 such incidents were recorded in 2015. 1842 such cases were registered between January and middle of July 2015, while the figure for the corresponding period this year was 2163.

Out of total 681 dowry deaths in the four years under review, 134 happened in the year 2012 and 144 in the year 2013. The dowry deaths rose to 153 in 2014 and witnessed a slight decline at 122 in 2015.

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