Control Arms Foundation of India has been working in the field of addressing gender based violence and especially sexual violence in conflict areas for the past 5 years. In our pursuit for empowering lives of vulnerable women is to provide them immediate support in the form of a support home at the time of distress. In this regard Control Arms Foundation of India has opened several support centers for women in the States of Tripura, Manipur, Assam and now in New Delhi.
The number of rape cases registered in Delhi rose 284% from 572 cases in 2011 to 2,199 in 2015. Delhi reported the highest rate of rapes in 2015 – 23.7 per 1, 00,000 population. Conviction rate of people accused of crime against women in the country stood at a dismal 21.7 per cent last year and 35 per cent in Delhi, often dubbed as the rape capital. Crimes against people from North-East living in the national capital have increased by around 270 per cent in two years. Of the total number of cases registered in 2015, there were eight cases of murder and two of attempt to murder, 14 of rape, 16 of molestation and as many as 21 cases related to obscenity and stalking.
Office of Control Arms Foundation of India/ Northeast India Women Initiative for Peace
B5 / 146, Safdarjung Enclave, New Delhi-110029, India
Phone: +91-11-46018541 Fax: +91-11-26166234