1. Assam tops the rate of cognizable crimes against women in India in 2012 with 13,544 cases registered, i.e. 89.54% which is double the national average of around 41.7% last year.
  2. In rape cases, Assam ranked sixth in the country with 1,716 such incidents.
  3. In kidnapping and abduction of women, Assam ranked fourth in the country with 3,360 cases.
  4. It had 140 cases of dowry death.
  5. Another 6,407 cases, where women faced cruelty from their spouse or relative in house were also reported.