Five women are murdered every hour in their homes

Five women are murdered every hour in their homes

Home can be a deadly place for many women and girls, with more than five of them killed every hour in 2021 by someone in their own family, a study by two United Nations agencies has revealed. “Behind every femicide statistic is the story of an individual woman or girl who has failed. These deaths … Read more

Crimes against women increased by 46% in 2021: NCW

One in four women experience violence before age 50: Study

Ground Report | New Delhi: Crimes against women increased; In the last 8 months, the number of complaints of crimes against women in 2021 has increased by 46% over the previous year, the National Commission for Women (NCW) informed. The NCW also said that more than half the complaints are from Uttar Pradesh. From January … Read more

Gender Based Violence in Bihar: Progress and challenges in the last 15 years

Gender Based Violence in Bihar: Progress and challenges in the last 15 years

Women and Gender based Violence in Bihar || WOMEN IN DOMESTIC SPACES || DOMESTIC VIOLENCE || While overall crime rates have decreased in the state, crimes against women have increased (Satija, 2013). According to the most recent National Family Health Survey (2015-16), 33% of ever married women aged 15 – 49 in India have experienced … Read more