India’s Male Suicide

Dateline: India
By: Vineeta Pandey
From: We Men Us
Via: The Honour Network


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In India, one married man commits suicide every nine minutes. Of the total 1,25,017 cases of suicide in 2008, married men alone accounted for 57,639. The overall male-female ratio of suicide victims for the year 2008 was 64:36, according to the latest data of the National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB). The general scene is much grimmer. Suicides in 2008 registered a decadal growth of 19.4% compared to 1998, the figures say. They also reveal a year-on-year rise of 1.9% compared to the 2007 numbers —1,22,637.

The overall increase in cases involving women was 355 in two years while it was 2,187 among men. The increase in suicide among men is six times more than that of women

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  1. Hi, I like to tell the Presdeint ,PM,Home Minsiter Minstries of family welfare ,social justice ,law,health,finance ,national security advisor ,nationalplanningcommision ,world humanright & national humanright comminsion ,national law commision etc that if 498a is discrimanted in one single gender basis I am sure that our nation will be in a great ride and this will a open gateway to all anti social elements including Naxal and other Terror orginastion wil breed in this unconstuinal law you even might thing how but this matrix will work and after few year federation wil be in a great question so act to restucutre after consluting both Mens Right & Women Right activist of all faith 498a plusb b can be brought into reallity

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