Infographic: India’s rape epidemic


A “Rape Map of India,” posted on India Real Time Thursday looked at the number of reported rape cases in India in 2011.

Of the total number of cases that made to court, the overall rate of convictions stand at 26.4%, or 4,072 convictions while 11,351 acquittals were recorded. These included cases pending from previous years as well.


Rape Map of India


In 2010, 14,263 cases of rape were decided, with the accused being convicted in 3,788 cases, or 26.6%. According to the data, the small northeastern state of Manipur recorded a 100% conviction rate in rape trials in 2011.Sources: Ministry of Home Affairs


Source of Info-graphics: Aljazeera 
Indian rape victim’s father says he wants her named – Reuters
Statistics: Rape conviction rates across India – Wall Street Journal


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