In February, 2017 Information regarding 208 different types of violence against women and girls / Children collected by Bangladesh National Woman Lawyers Association (BNWLA) from 13 national dailies which are as follows:

VAW Report –  February, 2017
SL Type of violence Total Case filed
1 Sexual harassment 19 6
2 Community Violence 26 7
3 Fatwa 0 0
4  Rape 38 17
5 Acid  Violence 3 0
6 Trafficking 16 7
7 Abduction 4 3
8 Missing 2 2
9 Rescued 10 2
10 Domestic Violence 16 2
11 Dowry 6 4
12 Domestic Worker Violence (Torture, Sexual Harassment, Rape, Murder etc) 3 2
13 Suicide 12
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) 53 18
15 Political violence (Torture, Sexual Harassment, Rape, Murder, etc….) 0 0
16 Tortured by Law Enforcement Agency (Torture, Rape, Murder, etc….) 0 0
Total violence 208 70
Judgment (Murder, rape, sexual harassment, trafficking etc.) 11

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.