Odisha crimes against women

Odisha's One Stop Centres lie defunct as crimes against women rise

Constituted by the Centre with financial support from Nirbhaya Fund, one each CSC, meant to enhance safety and security of women across the nation, was set up in every district headquarters.

published on : 20th February 2022

Odisha records one of the highest numbers of crimes against women, children 

Incidents of sexual harassment and offences against children significantly increased during Covid induced lockdown/shutdown last year too.

published on : 16th September 2021

Rise in rapes, dowry deaths in Odisha during pandemic

Compared to 2019, rape, dowry torture and sexual harassment cases spiked in Odisha in 2020 and continue to do so even this year.

published on : 7th September 2021

Girl found dead in Bhubaneswar, suicide suspected

Her parents said that she was upset over her performance in JEE (Main) 3rd session examination held last month. 

published on : 21st August 2021

Man accused of throwing acid at wife in Odisha's Dhauli

Police said the woman had not sustained major injuries and they are verifying whether Rout threw acid or any other substance on her.

published on : 13th August 2021

Sorcery suspicion: Woman, daughter beaten in Odisha

The culprits tied the two women with ropes and threatened to kill them if they didn’t leave the village within a day. 

published on : 12th August 2021