Government is taking several measures to deal with cyber crimes against women


The details of complaints received in National Commission for Women and closed under category of Cybercrime against women during last four years are as under:


Year

Received

Closed

2014

209

53

2015

223

86

2016

311

119

2017

370

250


As per laid down procedure these complaints are taken up with concerned authorities including police authorities.

National Commission for Women had provided comments on project “Cyber Crime Prevention against Women and Children (CCPWC)” under Nirbhaya Fund. The Empowered Committee constituted under the Chairmanship of Secretary, Ministry of Women and Child Development has already approved the project “Cyber Crime Prevention against Women and Children (CCPWC)” of Ministry of Home Affairs.

Further, the Government of India has developed Cyber Crime Reporting Portal under the project of CCPWC for addressing the complaints of online harassment of women.

This was stated by Minister of State for Women and Child Development, Dr Virendra Kumar in a written reply to a question in Parliament today.


 
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