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In the last 10 months (January-October), there have been 3,126 cases of violence against women. Of these, 790 were rapes, 159 were gang rapes, 210 were child marriages and 40 were due to dowry. Bangladesh Mahila Parishad has published this information on the occasion of the International Party for the Prevention of Violence against Women.
Advocate Maksuda Akhter, Director, Advocacy and Lobby, read out a written statement at a press conference held at the National Press Club on Thursday. President of Bangladesh Mahila Parishad Fauzia Moslem and General Secretary Maleka Banu spoke. At this time, 18 recommendations have been made to prevent violence against women.
Speakers at the press conference said that the Women’s Council will observe the World Human Rights Day from November 15 to December 10. At this time various programs will be observed.
According to Mahila Parishad, this information has been found by reviewing 13 national dailies of the country. However, this is not complete information. Just a little picture of the real situation. According to the report, there were 137 incidents of indecency in 10 months.
Besides, there were 6 cases of sexual harassment, 16 cases of acid burning and 363 cases of murder. On the other hand, in the whole year of 2020, there were 3440 incidents of violence against women. Of these, 1,084 were rape cases. There were 236 organized rapes, 33 murders after rapes and 46 murders.
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