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Bangladesh: Violence against women continued unabated says Ain O Salish Kendra

Bangladesh: Violence against women continued unabated says Ain O Salish Kendra

By Mir Afroz Zaman
Dhaka, Oct 4 (UNI) In the last nine months from January to September this year, 975 women were raped in the country. Of these, 762 have been raped by one and 208 women have been gang-raped.
Besides, 43 people were killed and 12 women committed suicide after the rape.

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27 Nov 2021 | 7:35 PM

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