Country India
Year 2009
Type of Measure Research and statistical data > Other research and statistical data
Form of Violence Other harmful practices, Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Other harmful practices

Brief Description

The National Commission for Women publishes each year the complaints received by it and these relate to: Acid Attacks, Bigamy, Complaint Against NRIs/NRI Marriages, Cyber Crime, Deprivation of Property Rights, Divorce/ Maintenance, Dowry Death, Gender Discrimination, Harassment for Dowry / Cruelty, Harassment of Widows, Kidnapping/ Abduction, Miscellaneous, Murder, Outraging Modesty of Women, Police Harassment, Rape/ Attempt to Rape, Sex Selection/ Female foeticide/ Infanticide in India, Sexual Harassment at Work Place.

From April to November 2009, a total of 11004 complaints were received by the Commission.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of India to the questionnaire on violence against women 2010