In December, 2016 Information regarding 328 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 8 4
2  Community Violence 35 04
3 Fatwa 0 0
4  Rape 64 29
5 Acid  Violence 02 00
6 Trafficking 00 00
7 Abduction 05 03
8 Missing 2 00
9 Rescued 21 02
10 Domestic Violence 18 06
11 Dowry 09 06
12 Domestic Worker Violence (Torture, Sexual Harassment, Rape, Murder etc) 05 01
13 Suicide 37 09
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) 122 31
15 Political violence (Torture, Sexual Harassment, Rape, Murder, etc….) 00 00
16 Tortured by Law Enforcement Agency (Torture, Rape, Murder, etc….) 00 00
  Total violence  328 95
Judgment (Murder, rape, sexual harassment, trafficking etc.) 15 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