In January, 2017 Information regarding 274 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 30 6
2  Community Violence 25 14
3 Fatwa 0 0
4  Rape 52 29
5 Acid  Violence 02 00
6 Trafficking 2 1
7 Abduction 7 1
8 Missing 7 0
9 Rescued 9 1
10 Domestic Violence 8 02
11 Dowry 07 03
12 Domestic Worker Violence (Torture, Sexual Harassment, Rape, Murder etc) 05 01
13 Suicide 17 3
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) 104 23
15 Political violence (Torture, Sexual Harassment, Rape, Murder, etc….) 01 00
16 Tortured by Law Enforcement Agency (Torture, Rape, Murder, etc….) 00 00
  Total violence  274 85
Judgment (Murder, rape, sexual harassment, trafficking etc.) 50 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