YWCA OF INDIA
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Globally, 7% of women have been sexually assaulted by someone other than a partner and as many as 38 percent of murders of women are committed by an intimate partner.
In some countries, violence against women is estimated to cost countries up to 3.7 percent of their GDP – more than double what most governments spend on education (World Bank, 2018).
The National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4) suggests that 30 percent women in India in the age group of 15-49 have experienced physical violence since the age of 15.
India’s average rate of reported rape cases is about 6.3 per 100,000 of the population.
According to latest data released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), India recorded 88 rape cases every day in 2019
Rajasthan reported almost 6,000 rape cases in 2019 followed by Uttar Pradesh with 3,065 cases.