India has witnessed increasing number of crimes against women over the years. We present a breakdown of the rise of the crimes in multiple categories: cummulative crime trends, top crime categories, the rise/fall in specific types of crimes.
Overall, crime against women is rising.
Rape reduced by 6.28% in 2015 due to reduction in Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pra desh, West Bengal, Assam and Maharashtra despite increase in Odisha, Delhi and Chhattisgarh.
Cruelty by Husband or Relatives reduced by ~9% (10448 incidents) in 2015 owing to a drop in West Bengal (>3000), Uttar Pradesh (~1800), Rajasthan (~1500), Madhya Pradesh(~1200), Kerala (~1250) despite a rise in Assam (1600).
Kidnapping & Abduction has increased by 3.55% (~2000) in 2015 owing to its rise in Maharashtra (>2500), Assam (~1150), Bihar (423), Haryana (414), Delhi (267), Jammu & Kashmir (258) despite its marginal fall in West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.
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