Two minor girls raped every hour in India: NCRB

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Neighbourhood News Desk/ Garima Kotroo: In 2016, two minor girls raped every hour in India while 44% of girl kidnapping cases were registered in the same year according to the report of National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).

National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) and Child Fund India said that “girls below the age of 18 are the most vulnerable and many of those kidnapped are trafficked for labour and prostitution”.

Despite the increase in the number of such cases conviction rate remained low at 28% by the end of 2016.

 

 

 

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