African Journal of Gender and Women Studies

African Journal of Gender and Women Studies ISSN: 2736-1578, Vol. 8 (1), pp. 001-007, January, 2023. © International Scholars Journals

Full Length Research Paper

Crime against women in Haryana: An empirical study

Bijender Ahlawat S1* and Parmood Kumar2

1Associate Professor and PhD Candidate, Department of Psychology, MD University, Rohtak, Haryana.

2Junior Lecturer of Political Science, Gharothi Ser. Sec. School, Rohtak, Haryana.

Accepted 05 December, 2022


The study shows that the crime against women in India as well as Haryana has been increased over the period. further, I found that the ACGR of rape, kidnapping/abduction, and abetment to commit suicide and chain snatching incidences has been negative, while murder, dowry death, molestation, cruelty to women, eve teasing, dowry prohibition act, immoral trafficking act has been negative during the period under consideration in Haryana. Moreover, there is a significant difference was found in missing female & male children and track out rate of missing female and male children in the State. The study also shows that the kidnapping/abduction, abetment to commit suicide, cruelty to women, chain snatching and immoral trafficking act is the major contributors in total incidences of crime against women in the State.

Keywords: Crime, Women, IPC, SLL