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Government of India
Ministry of Women and Child Development
12 JUL 2019 4:44PM by PIB Delhi
Participation of Women in Economic Activities

As per the last three rounds of Annual Employment – Unemployment (EUS) Surveys conducted by Labour Bureau, Ministry of Labour & Employment in the year 2012-13, 2013-14 and 2015-16, the Worker Population Ratio for females aged 15 years & above according to usual status approach are 25.0%, 29.6% and 25.8% respectively.

As per the data of the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), a total number of 34,651 cases in 2015 and 38,947 cases in 2016 were reported under rape (Section 376 of the IPC). A total number of 8685 and 7305 cases have been registered under insult to the modesty of women (section 509 of IPC) during 2015 and 2016 respectively. Further total numbers of 82422 and 81346 cases have been registered under assault on Women with intent to outrage her Modesty (Section 354 of IPC) during 2015 and 2016 respectively. Year-wise number of cases reported State/UT wise is at Annexure.

The Ministry of Women and Child Development is administeringthe Sexual Harassment at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013covers all women, irrespective of their age or employment status and protects them against sexual harassment at all workplaces whether organized or unorganized. Students, apprentices, labourers, domestic workers and even women visiting an officer are included in the Act.

In order to ensure the effective implementation of the Act, the Ministry has developed an online complaint management system titled Sexual Harassment electronic–Box (SHe-Box) for registering complaints related to sexual harassment at workplace. SHe-Box portal offers the facility of making online complaints of sexual harassment at workplace to all women employees in the country, including all government and private employees.

 

Annexure

State/UT wise details of Cases Registered (NCRB) under Rape, Assault on Women with intent to outrage her modesty and insult to the Modesty of Women during the year 2015 and 2016

 

Sl.

No.

State/UT

Rape

Assault on Women with intent to outrage her Modesty ( Section 354 of IPC)

Insult to the Modesty of Women (Section 509 of IPC)

2015

2016

2015

2016

2015

2016

1

Andhra Pradesh

1027

994

4616

4829

2200

1831

2

Arunachal Pradesh

71

92

101

109

2

10

3

Assam

1733

1779

4293

3378

111

34

4

Bihar

1041

1008

198

324

96

167

5

Chhattisgarh

1560

1626

1868

1770

53

101

6

Goa

86

61

150

143

34

32

7

Gujarat

503

982

1164

1224

73

59

8

Haryana

1070

1187

1886

1860

90

124

9

Himachal Pradesh

244

252

434

410

58

49

10

Jammu & Kashmir

296

256

1343

1235

175

153

11

Jharkhand

1053

1109

844

667

10

13

12

Karnataka

589

1655

5112

5260

154

160

13

Kerala

1256

1656

3987

4029

267

328

14

Madhya Pradesh

4391

4882

8049

8717

390

358

15

Maharashtra

4144

4189

11713

11396

1119

924

16

Manipur

46

55

84

65

2

5

17

Meghalaya

93

190

95

68

20

17

18

Mizoram

58

23

75

71

2

1

19

Nagaland

35

26

8

14

9

8

20

Odisha

2251

1983

6499

8252

472

437

21

Punjab

886

838

1123

1025

27

10

22

Rajasthan

3644

3656

4813

4839

9

15

23

Sikkim

5

92

21

34

2

11

24

Tamil Nadu

421

319

1163

854

20

27

25

Telangana

1105

1278

3608

377

1288

1003

26

Tripura

213

207

352

214

6

1

27

Uttar Pradesh

3025

4816

7885

11335

11

35

28

Uttarakhand

283

336

318

334

12

3

29

West Bengal

1199

1110

5069

4177

455

449

30

A & N Islands

36

30

57

46

5

2

31

Chandigarh

72

68

76

76

10

13

32

D & N Haveli

8

14

5

1

0

1

33

Daman & Diu

5

12

7

4

0

2

34

Delhi

2199

2155

5367

4165

1492

918

35

Lakshadweep

0

5

6

1

1

1

36

Puducherry

3

6

33

43

10

3

 

Total

34651

38947

82422

81346

8685

7305

 

This information was given by the Minister of Women and Child Development, SmritiZubinIrani, in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.

 

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