Fact Check: Modi On Crimes Against Women In Uttar Pradesh

Gujarat Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, while launching an attack on the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh under the Akhilesh Yadav Government, said: “There were over 20,000 cases of atrocities against women in UP alone”.   Earlier, IndiaSpend had reported that UP, Delhi, Rajasthan, Haryana and Madhya … Continued

India: Where A Woman Is Killed Every Hour For Dowry

  Highlights *India has lost, on an average, 9,000 women every year or 1 woman every hour due to dowry deaths between 2005-2012 *There was a 23% decadal increase in dowry deaths, the child sex ratio fell by 13 points *Punjab and Haryana have increased the child sex ratio and reduced dowry deaths   Women … Continued