There is a rise within the variety of dowry, rape, and try and rape complaints acquired within the Nationwide Fee for Girls within the final three years, the Union Girls and Youngster Growth Ministry stated.
Responding to a query in Lok Sabha, WCD Minister Smriti Irani gave information as per which 357 complaints of dowry had been acquired in 2022, 341 in 2021, and 330 in 2020.
“There is a rise within the variety of complaints acquired/registered within the Fee below classes ‘Dowry and Rape/try and Rape’ over the past three years and present yr,” Irani stated in a written response.
The NCW acquired 1,710 complaints of rape and try and rape in 2022, 1,681 in 2021, and 1,236 in 2020, in keeping with the information.
Responding to a different query, Irani stated as of January this yr, 764 Quick Monitor Particular Courts, together with 411 unique POCSO (e-POCSO) Courts had been practical in 28 States/UTs, which have disposed of greater than 1,44,000 circumstances.
Greater than 1,98,000 circumstances are nonetheless pending in these courts, she added.