Every hour, two women are raped in India, data shows
Parliament sees calls for death penalty for crimes such as the gang-rape of a woman in a moving bus in Delhi
New Delhi: India’s Parliament on Tuesday saw calls for the death penalty for crimes such as the gang-rape and assault of a 23-year-old woman in a moving bus in New Delhi on Sunday. The Union home minister has agreed to set up a task force headed by the home secretary on measures to ensure the safety of women in the national capital. Here’s what a breakdown of nationwide data on crime against women reveals.