SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT 5
|¨ Rape is the fastest growing crime in India with a 678% increase in reported cases since 1971. 18,359 rape cases were reported in 2007.
¨ A rape occurs every 30 minutes.
¨ 75% of rapists are known to their victims.
¨ Women who cannot show physical proof of having resisted rape, in the form of injuries, are generally assumed to have consented to the act.
|[Sources: NCRB 2006, UN]|