In April, 2016 Information regarding 541 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 34 2 - 36 20
2 Community Violence 159 57 1 217 26
3 Fatwa 0 0 0 0 0
4 Rape 107 2 2 111 73
5 Acid  Violence 6 - - 6 3
6 Trafficking 1 - - 1 1
7 Abduction 16 9 - 25 12
8 Missing 9 - - 9 2
9 Rescued 18 - - 18 8
10 Domestic Violence 17 38 16 71 23
11 Dowry 11 17 0 28 11
12 Domestic Worker Violence (Torture, Sexual Harassment, Rape, Murder,       etc….) 7 1
383 132 19 541 182
13 Political violence( Torture, Sexual Harassment, Rape, Murder, etc….) 2 3 - 5 1
14 Tortured by Law Enforcement Agency (Torture, Rape, Murder, etc….) 3 4 - 7 1
15 Punishment (Murder, rape, sexual harassment, trafficking etc.)       34  

 

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,