In August, 2016 Information regarding 422 different types of violence against women and girls / Children collected by Bangladesh National Woman Lawyers Association (BNWLA) from 12 national daily newspaper which are as follows:

SL Type of violence Total Case filed
1 Sexual harassment 19 08
2  Community Violence 22 04
3 Fatwa 05 00
4  Rape 67 30
5 Acid  Violence 04 01
6 Trafficking 00 00
7 Abduction 08 01
8 Missing 19 00
9 Rescued 13 01
10 Domestic Violence 10 03
11 Dowry 27 06
12 Domestic Worker Violence (Torture, Sexual Harassment, Rape, Murder etc) 09 01
13 Suicide 31 05
14 Murder (cause not mentioned/public violence, after abduction/trafficking/missing, after rape by husband/in-laws/relatives/parents, acid burn to death for child marriage, unnatural  death, due to dowry/domestic violence) 182 33
15 Political violence (Torture, Sexual Harassment, Rape, Murder, etc….) 04 01
16 Tortured by Law Enforcement Agency (Torture, Rape, Murder, etc….) 02 00
  Total violence

 

422 94
Judgment (Murder, rape, sexual harassment, trafficking etc.) 81 0

 

Source of Information:

Pratham Alo , Ittefak , Janakantha , Kaler kantha, Vorer kagaj, Bangladesh pratidin, Jugantar, Amader somoy, Samakal,  The Daily Star ,The Dhaka Tribune, The New Age,