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Which is the country where women are raped the most ! : Divya Tiwari

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Which is the country where women are raped the most

Sexual violence is not the problem of women of any one country. Women from all over the world are struggling with this problem. Most developed countries such as America, Canada, Sweden and Britain have the highest incidence of rape. Around 36 per cent of women worldwide are victims of physical or sexual violence. In America, 83 percent of girls aged 12 to 16 have been sexually assaulted in some form. One in every 5 women in England has been victim of sexual violence in one form or the other. South Africa tops the world in terms of rape incidents. There are an average of 1400 rape incidents every day. In almost 20 percent of these incidents, men also become victims.
5 lakh rape incidents occur every year in South Africa
There are 500,000 rape incidents every year in South Africa. With this figure, Africa tops the world in rape cases. More than 40 percent of women in South Africa are raped at least once in their lifetime. According to estimates by the African Medical Research Council, only 1 woman in every 9 reports a rape report. Most incidents of sexual violence in South Africa are against women, but there are no fewer cases of sexual abuse of men and children as well. According to a report, more than 4 percent of the men were forced to have sex with other men. According to the South African Police, 41 percent of the children are victims of rape. About 15 per cent of the rape victims are under 11 years of age. According to the Tears Foundation and Medical Research Council of South Africa, 50 percent of children under the age of 18 are abused. According to a report, about 20 percent of the men in South Africa are victims of rape.1472% increase in rape cases in Sweden
Sweden is the second country where the highest number of rape cases have been reported. In Sweden, one out of every four women is a victim of rape. Swedish police registered 421 rape cases in 1975. In 2014, the number of such incidents increased to 6,620, which means that the incidence of rape in Sweden increased by 1472 percent. On this basis, it can be said that Sweden is a dangerous country for women. Sweden has the highest rape rate across Europe. According to the Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention, in 2013 the Swedish police registered 63 rape cases for every 100,000 people. Lawyers working on rape cases in Sweden say that one in three Swedish women are sexually assaulted in their childhood.
In the US, about 19.3 percent of women and 2 percent of men were raped at least once in their lives. An incident of sexual violence occurs in the US every one and a half minutes.
According to the Worldwide Sexual Assault Statistics of George Mason University, one in three American women were sexually abused at least once in their entire lives. At the same time, about 19.3 percent women and 2 percent men were raped at least once in their lives. In the US, about 43.9 percent of women and 23.4 percent of men experienced sexual violence in one form or another during their lifetime. According to a report by US Today, about 79 percent of American citizens were raped before the age of 25. At the same time, 40 percent people had become victims of sexual abuse before the age of 18. According to another report, an incident of sexual harassment occurs in the US every 107 seconds, or about one and a half minutes. On an average, 293,000 people are victims of sexual harassment every year. At the same time, 68 percent of sexual assaults are not reported to the police. The situation in America is also bad in terms of conviction rate. In 98 percent of the cases, the rape accused do not spend a single day in jail.
If we talk about India, then every 6 hours a girl gets raped. Madhya Pradesh was at the forefront of the rapes with women in 2017 with 4,882. According to NCRB data] In 2017, 28,947 women were reported raped in the country. In this case, Uttar Pradesh was second and third in the country with 4,816 and Maharashtra 4,189 rape incidents. Madhya Pradesh tops the country in the case of rape with minor girls. 2,479 such cases were registered in the state, while Maharashtra 2,310 and Uttar Pradesh 2,115 were second and third with such incidents. Rape cases were registered with 16,863 minor girls across the country. There were some such cases of rape in India, which rocked the whole world. These include the Nirbhaya gang rape of 2012, the gang rape of a 22-year-old photo journalist in 2013, the rape of a 71-year-old nun of 2015 in Ranaghat, West Bengal, the murder of a Dalit girl in 2016 and the Kathua rape case of rape in 2018.

Divya Tiwari : journalist & writter

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