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Crimes Against Women in India
Crimes against women in India
SheetalRanjan
Abstract

Crimes against women in India constitute a serious issue meriting a separate section in the national statistics compiled by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) of India. This chapter discusses the range and extent of crimes listed therein as well as to throw light on a few other gender-based crimes against females. It describes various crimes, provides data from national statistics, and discusses issues related to low reporting. It also addresses the social norms that tolerate or propagate this form of violence. It discusses the development of some these pieces of legislation and how the law enforcement agencies and courts have handled this issue. It also highlights the work of various organizations and how they have ...

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