12,600 Complaints to NCW in 2024

  • 19 Jun 2024

As many as 12,600 complaints have been received by the National Commission for Women (NCW) so far in 2024, with Uttar Pradesh achieving the distinction of registering the highest number of complaints,

Key Points

  • The highest number of complaints fell under the right to dignity category, which involves harassment other than domestic violence, totaling 3,107.
  • There were 3,544 complaints of domestic violence, 1,957 complaints of dowry harassment, 817 complaints of molestation, 518 complaints of police apathy towards women, and 657 complaints of rape and attempted rape, 493 complaints of sexual harassment, 339 of cybercrime, 345 of stalking and 206 of honour crimes.
  • Uttar Pradesh recorded the highest number of complaints at 6,470 followed by Delhi at 1,113 and Maharashtra at 762, Bihar 584 complaints, Madhya Pradesh 514, Haryana 506, Rajasthan 408, Tamil Nadu 301, West Bengal 306 and Karnataka 305.