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Crime Against Women in India

• Andhra Pradesh reported 13.3% of total such cases in the country (24,738 out of
1,85,312). Tripura reported the highest crime rate (30.7) closely followed by
Andhra Pradesh (30.3) as compared to the National average rate of 16.3.
• The proportion of IPC crimes committed against women towards total IPC crimes
has increased during last 5 years from 7.6% in 2003 to 8.8% during 2007.