In March, 2016 Information regarding———— different types of violence against women and girls / Children collected by Bangladesh National Woman Lawyers Association from 14 national dailies which are as follows:

SL Type of violence Torture Murder Suicide Total Case filed
1 Sexual harassment 40 2 1 43 24
2 Community Violence 37 37 16 90 30
3 Fatwa 0 0 0 0 0
4 Rape 74 5 4 83 45
5 Acid Violence 3 0 0 3 0
6 Trafficking 0 0 0 0 0
7 Abduction 13 8 0 21 8
8 Missing 6 0 0 6 1
9 Rescued 28 0 0 28 24
10 Domestic Violence 10 20 10 40 19
11 Dowry 9 5 0 14 7
12 Domestic Worker Violence(Torture, Sexual Harassment, Rape, Murder, etc….) 2 4 1 7 4
Total 229 83 32 344 164
13 Political violence( Torture, Sexual Harassment, Rape, Murder, etc….) 2 2 0 4 1
14 Tortured by Law Enforcement Agency(Torture, Rape, Murder, etc….) 5 0 0 5 1
15 Punishment (Murder, rape, sexual harassment, trafficking etc.) 27

 

Source of Information: Pratham Alo , Ittefak , Janakantha , Kaler kantha, Vorer kagaj, Bangladesh pratidin, Jugantar, Amader somoy , Banik barta,, Samakal,  The Daily Star ,The Dhaka Tribune, The New Age.