NCW obtained 2,914 complaints in July, highest since Nov 2018 | India Information

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NEW DELHI: The NCW obtained 2,914 complaints of crimes dedicated in opposition to girls in July this 12 months, the best since November 2018 when the #MeToo motion was at its peak within the nation.
Based on knowledge by the Nationwide Fee for Girls, 660 complaints of home violence had been obtained in July alone.
Of the two,914 complaints, 774 had been obtained beneath the proper to dwell with dignity clause. The fitting to dwell with dignity clause takes under consideration the emotional abuse of girls.
The variety of complaints obtained in July have been highest since November 2018 – a interval when the #MeToo motion was at its peak within the nation.
In November 2018, the fee had obtained 3,339 complaints.
NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma attributed the rise in complaints to the elevated exercise of the fee on social media platforms.
“The complaints have elevated as a result of we’re very energetic on social media now and we’re registering circumstances from Twitter and different social media platforms too. We’ve got a WhatsApp quantity for reporting circumstances which was not in place earlier,” she mentioned.
Amongst states, Uttar Pradesh recorded greater than half of the entire complaints at 1,461 adopted by Delhi at 338.
The second-highest variety of complaints had been obtained beneath the safety of girls in opposition to home violence class at 660, the information confirmed.
There have been 493 complaints of harassment of married girls and dowry harassment, the information confirmed.
Based on the information, 146 complaints of police apathy in the direction of girls and 110 complaints of cyber crime had been obtained by the fee.
As many as 148 complaints of rape and try to rape had been obtained whereas 50 complaints of sexual harassment had been obtained by the fee in July this 12 months, the information confirmed.
Sharma inspired girls to succeed in out to the NCW at any time when they needed.
“The NCW is working for the well-being of girls to allow them to attain us any time, any day,” she added.
Final month, 2,043 complaints had been obtained by the fee.

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