Crimes against women increased during lockdown, NCW released figures
Crimes against women increased during lockdown, NCW released figures

New Delhi: The National Commission for Women (NCW) has released two comparative figures of online complaints of crimes committed with women. In one, the commission has given information about the crimes between March 2 to March 8, while the other has details of the crimes that took place from March 23 to April 1. The figures for these two time periods become comparable because from March 2 to March 8 the situation was normal in the country, while by 23 March the lockdown had been implemented in many places in the country, which was later on the orders of PM Modi on 25 March. 21 days nationwide lockdown.

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According to both comparative data released by the National Commission for Women (NCW), the Commission has an increase in complaints of crimes against women during the lockdown. According to the Commission, online complaints of 257 crimes against women from 23 March to 1 April. Of which 237 were taken action, while 20 complaints are pending. At the same time, 31 complaints lodged during this period have been settled and closed.

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Out of these 257 complaints, the highest number of 77 complaints were filed under "Right to Live with Dignity" i.e. "Right to live with respect" while the second-highest number of complaints were filed of domestic violence. The number of these complaints is 69. On the other hand, from March 2 to March 8, 116 complaints against women were filed online and action has been taken on all of them. During this time, 10 complaints lodged have been disposed of and closed.

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