Details of the National Criminal Records Bureau were recently released. It lists statistics on sexual violence in Uttar Pradesh last year.
In Uttar Pradesh alone, 57 percent of sexual assaults were committed last year alone. And for 37 percent of women victims of sexual violence, the perpetrators are already acquaintances. Only 6 percent of sexual assaults go unrecognized.
State Additional DGP Ashutosh Pandey said:
“When examining district-wise sexual assault cases, there is already a habit between the victim women and the perpetrators in most cases. Women should not remain silent when acquaintances and acquaintances engage in sexual harassment. Boldly report it to the police.”