DELHI, the nation’s capital city, is today witnessing increasing incidents of crime against women and a fast deteriorating law and order situation. The recent abduction incident of two girls in ghitorni, the gang rape case in the University and the rape of an 85 years old woman in another part of Delhi merely serve to highlight this phenomenon. Either in the streets or within homes, women in Delhi have to cope with crimes of various kinds. These include sexual assaults like rape, molestation and eve teasing and chain snatching as well as other forms of violence like domestic violence, dowry related violence, etc. Statistics show that the highest number of rape cases are recorded in Delhi.
Criminals are taking advantage of administrative and policing lapses and under the circumstance the government and the police should take immediate measure to provide security to women,