One woman reported a rape every 15 minutes on an average in India in 2018. Women reported about 34,000 rapes in 2018, with over 85% leading to charges, and 27% to convictions, according to National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB).
Add to that the number of rape cases that are not reported, including those of marital rape. With dearth of fast-track courts and judges presiding over them, we ask you -- this Independence Day, how safe are women in India?
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