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Number of Cases Registered Under Domestic Violence Act, 2005 Declines

by Bidita Debnath on March 16, 2015 at 11:58 PM
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 Number of Cases Registered Under Domestic Violence Act, 2005 Declines

Over the last three years, the number of cases registered under Domestic Violence Act, 2005 has gone down.

As per the provisional data of the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) which is available up to 2014, the number of such cases registered were 531 in 2014, 4204 in 2013 and 16351 in 2012. In the year 2014, the highest number of such cases were registered in Uttar Pradesh (265), followed by Kerala (124).


Safety of women in the country is of utmost priority for the Government. The Ministry is endeavouring to put in place effective mechanism to provide safe environment for women to work and live and fulfil their potential. Ministry recognize that incidence of violence against women cannot be controlled unless mindset of people, in general, are made to change.

Continuous awareness creation among men and women in the society through workshops, seminars, street plays, NarikiChaupals, BetiJanmotshav are being undertaken at the district level. In collaboration with Ministry of Panchayati Raj Special (Mahila) Gram Sabhas have also been conducted. Further, advertisements in the press and electronic media educating peoples about issues of domestic violence, Child Sex Ratio and Child Marriage etc also being taken up.

Platforms such as the International Women's Day and the National Girl Child Day are used to create awareness on issues related to women and to bring to the centre stage issues such as sex selective abortions and child marriage. Through Sabla programme of this Ministry, adolescent girls in the age group of 11 to 18 years are imparted about training with regard to legal rights of women.

Source: Medindia


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