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83 girls and 126 women victims of violence in January: Mahila Parishad

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A total of 209 women and girls were victims of torture in January 2024. Out of this, 29 people, including 23 daughters, were victims of rape. Among them 12 people including 8 daughters were victims of gang rape, 1 daughter was killed after rape and 2 daughters committed suicide due to rape. Apart from this, 10 people including 7 daughters were tried to be raped.

This information was given in the report on women and girls abuse of Bangladesh Mahila Parishad. This report was published recently through a press release signed by the general secretary of the organization, Maleka Banu. This report is prepared based on the news published in 16 national dailies stored in the Central Legal Aid Sub-Council of Mahila Parishad.

According to the report, 4 people including 1 daughter were sexually assaulted in January. 5 people including 3 daughters were victims of harassment. 49 people including 8 daughters were killed due to various reasons. Last month there was 1 case of trafficking of women and girls. 5 people including 1 daughter were victims of acid burns. 2 people were victims of fire. Among them, 1 person died due to burns.

The report also informed that 4 people were tortured due to dowry in January. 2 of them were killed due to dowry. 8 people were victims of physical abuse, including 2 daughters. 3 domestic workers were killed. Apart from this, 3 people have been tried to be killed, out of which 1 is a daughter. 25 people including 6 daughters died mysteriously. 24 people including 6 daughters committed suicide, out of which 4 people were victims of suicide.

Apart from this, 4 persons including 3 daughters have been victims of kidnapping. 4 people including 3 daughters are victims of cyber crime. 1 case of child marriage has occurred. 4 incidents of child marriage have been prevented. Apart from this, 7 people including 3 daughters have been tortured in various ways.



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