Well, from some months now, the situation is slowly changing.
The Better India forum that displays positive aspects of the nation recently pointed out that the U.P Government has come out with a great initiative against a social evil. The Child Marriage! And, also atrocities against women.
This new program 'Power Angels' has aimed to to rope in young girls to check crimes against women. And, they have already succeeded in preventing 1100+ child marriages in the state. More than 80,000 young girls have joined this program in just 6 months.
Read more about it in detail here.