Children’s Day: Know how much safe India is for children?

New Delhi: Children’s Day is being celebrated today across the country. Children of the country are the future of India. Considering the increasing exploitation and rape with children, the question arises that how safe are the children in our country? In the report of the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), there has been a huge increase in rape with children.

Let’s take a look at the full report

In the NCRB report released in 2016, it was revealed that a case of rape against children has been increased rapidly. As a result, an increase in all crimes committed with the children was found.

According to NCRB data for the year 2016, there was an increase of 82% in cases of rape of children in comparison to 2015. It was the first time that such a strong increase in sexual attacks on children has been recorded.

In the report, Uttar Pradesh is a state that has the highest crime with children. The NCRB data shows that in 2015, under section 376 of IPC, 10,854 cases of rape in the country were registered with the Section 4 and 6 of the protection of children against sexual crimes (POSCO Act). After which 19,765 such cases were registered in 2016.

Torture cases with children registered in these cities

The highest number of complaints were registered with the children in Madhya Pradesh (2467), Maharashtra (2292), Uttar Pradesh (2115), Odisha (1258) and Tamil Nadu (1169). While much increase was reported in Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.

The figures of NCRB show only the number of crimes registered by the police. According to NCRB data, in the year 2016, a total of 1,06,958 cases of crimes against children were registered in the whole country. Let me tell you, the rate of crime against children in Delhi was 146 per cent, followed by Chhattisgarh (47.2) and Madhya Pradesh (45.7).

Tell you, Delhi and Mumbai are the cities of crime for children. Where the highest crime cases are recorded with children. In the year 2016, 8139 incidents were registered against children in Mumbai, Mumbai was at second place with 1456 incidents and Bangalore had registered 1063 cases.