May 23, 2017

Statistics of VAW

General overview of number of cases of Violence Against Women as reported by Human Rights Commission Pakistan:

  • Sexual violence 2004-2016: 4734
  • Honor crimes (men & women) 2004-2016: 15222
  • Burning cases 2004-2016: 1535
  • Domestic violence against women 2004-2016: 1843
  • Suicide 2004-2016: 35935
  • Women kidnapping 2004-2016: 5508

Punjab:

The following statistics represent the number of VAW cases in Punjab in 2015, which go as:

  • Cases of rape were 2,720
  • Cases of honor killings were 173
  • Cases of acid throwing are 22
  • Burning cases are 35
  • Cases of beating were 588

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa:

The following statistics represent the number of VAW Cases in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, in 2015, which go as:

  • Cases of gang-rape and rape are 32 & cases involving attempted rape are 20
  • Cases of honor-killing are 987
  • Cases of violence as according to cities of KPK are, incidents of violence in Peshawar are 104, in Mardan 35, in Kohat 14 and in Mansehra 11.

Sindh:

The following statistics represent the number of VAW Cases in Sindh, which go as for last three years as:

  • Cases of gang-rape and rape are 344
  • Cases of honor-killings are 860
  • Incidents of acid-burning are 90
  • Burning cases 72
  • Cases of violence against women are 535 with specified cases of domestic violence being 481

Balochistan:

The following Statistics represent the number of VAW Cases in Balochistan in 2015, which go as:

  • Cases of gang rape, rape, harassment, sodomy, stripping are 939
  • Burning (acid attacks, set on fire) cases are 143
  • Domestic Violence (acid attack, amputation, beating, edged tool attack, murder bids, set on fire, shaving, shot etc.) are 279

 

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