In this paper, an attempt has made to study the spatial and temporal pattern of Kidnapping and abduction of women in Chandigarh. The geography is the study of areal variation and distribution. To fulfill the requirement and provide a geographical base to this study, it is necessary to explain the spatial pattern of crime against women. The ward, town and village wise map of Chandigarh used to draw the crime rate of Kidnapping and abduction of women. The temporal trends of kidnapping and abduction of women are showing variation and these variation depends upon many factors like socio-culture, economic development, population growth by natural as well as through migration, female literacy etc. In this paper hot spot also used, which plays an important role in identification of crime prone areas. Hotspots also help to generate the policies for prone areas.
Virender Chhachhiya (2017); Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Kidnapping and Abduction of Women in Chandigarh;
Int J Sci Res Publ 7(7) (ISSN: 2250-3153). http://www.ijsrp.org/research-paper-0717.php?rp=P676633