By: Savannah Smith | 06-26-2018 | News
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Poll Says India is the Most Dangerous Country for Women Due to Sexual Violence

Four women are being raped every hour in India making it the world’s most dangerous country for women.

The latest poll of global experts released on Tuesday confirms India’s notoriety for women due to the high risk of sexual violence and the continuing reality of slave labor. Despite being a democratic country, India infamously ranks higher than war-torn Afghanistan and Syria which ranked second and third respectively in the Thomas Reuters Foundation survey of about 550 experts on women’s issues. Coming in fourth and fifth places are Somalia and Saudi Arabia.

The Thomas Reuters Foundation poll was a repeat of the survey in 2011 where India ranked fourth then as the country where women were most at risk of sexual violence, harassment and being coerced into sex, behind Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of Congo and Pakistan.

More than five years ago, India was rocked by the shocking rape and murder of a student on a bus in Delhi. Such dastardly crime propelled the issue of violence against women to become a national priority. Experts said the results of the latest survey, however, which saw India moving to the top of the poll showed not enough was being accomplished to tackle the problems and challenges facing women in the said Asian country.

Manjunath Gangadhara, an official at the Karnataka state government said: India has shown utter disregard and disrespect for women … rape, marital rapes, sexual assault and harassment, female infanticide has gone unabated. The [world’s] fastest growing economy and leader in space and technology is shamed for violence committed against women.”

India also ranked in the same poll as the most dangerous country for women in terms of human trafficking, including sex slavery and domestic servitude, and for customary practices such as forced marriage, stoning, and female infanticide.

State data shows reported cases of crime against women rose by 83 percent between 2007 and 2016 when there were four cases of rape reported every hour.

The U.S. is the only western country in the top 10 which ranked joint third when respondents were asked where women were most at risk of sexual violence, harassment and being coerced into sex.

Experts said the addition of the United States in the top 10 most dangerous countries for women has been put down to high-profile campaigns against sexual harassment that dominated headlines for months.


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Anonymous No. 29808 2018-06-26 : 18:08

Is this prepping us for the next flood of refugees?

Anonymous No. 29809 2018-06-26 : 18:26

Now I understand why Mr. Bill and Hillary and other Uber-Liberals visited India a few months ago ….

They were looking to score before the crack down.

Anonymous No. 29840 2018-06-27 : 04:34

It's astonishing. There is little so hideous as an Indian woman. You would think they would be immune.

Anonymous No. 29862 2018-06-27 : 11:05

Put in proper Factual perspective .

The USA has a 2.7 x's MUCH higher Forcible Rape issue than India.

Given India has 4 forced rapes per hour x 24hrs = 96 per day x 365 = 35,040 per year for a 1.32 Billion population.

USA Population is about 325.7 million and according to Statista-dot-com, the total number of forced rapes cases in the United States stood at about 95,730 in 2016.

So a women is 2.7x's more likely to be RAPED in the USA than India.

Plus in the USA average Female Age is older than in India by about 5 years.

So do America Rapists like older women than India Rapists?

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