Every three minutes a woman becomes victim of a crime somewhere in India
From Yahoo News:
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Every three minutes a woman becomes victim of a crime somewhere in India . The highest number become targets of their husbands and in-laws. A total of 185,312 incidents of crime against women were reported in the country during 2007 as compared to 164,765 during 2006, an increase of 12.5 percent. The number of crimes committed against women has increased continiously during the last five years.
In 2007, the highest number of crimes against women was recorded in Andhra Pradesh, according to the ‘Crime in 2007’ report of the National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB). Homes were far from being safe havens for women. Last year, 75,930 women became victims of torture and cruelty by their husbands and in-laws, accounting for the highest number of crimes against women.
Read Full News Here: It’s a national shame that Girls & Women are not safe in India. It is really unfortunate that a country which has got so many plus points always tops the list of women molestation, girl rape and wife bashing. How can we say that India is progressing? How the hell any one of us can even think that we will become developed nation in coming years when we know that Every three minutes a woman becomes victim of a crime somewhere in India . Just Shame!!