Domestic violence

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    Man accused of pouring acid on wife

    Our Correspondent . Sirajganj | Updated at 12:00am on March 28, 2019

    A man has been accused of pouring acid on his wife at Bhadraghat of Kamarkhand in Sirajganj on Tuesday...

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    ‘Abused’ Saudi sisters trapped in Hong Kong risk deportation

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 11:02am on February 23, 2019

    Two Saudi sisters trapped in Hong Kong say chronic physical abuse by male family members prompted them to flee the kingdom, where they now fear...

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    66pc Bangladeshi women suffer from domestic violence: researchers

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:17am on December 07, 2018

    Two of every three women, around 66 per cent, suffer from domestic violence and 72.7 per cent of them never disclosed their experience to others...

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    Much needs to be done to end domestic violence

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 28, 2018

    GLOBALLY and nationally, home has been identified as the most dangerous place for women in recent years. A UN study on violence against women says...

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    Housewife ‘burnt to death’ in Tangail

    United News of Bangladesh . Tangail | Updated at 07:46pm on August 23, 2018

    A housewife, who suffered burn injuries allegedly inflicted by her in-laws at Nardahi Charpara village in Kalihati upazila early Wednesday, died at the burn unit...

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    Violence against women ‘normal’ to young Latin Americans

    Reuters | Updated at 07:38pm on July 25, 2018

      Two in every five teenage boys in eight countries in Latin America and the Caribbean believe a drunk woman is to be blamed for...

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    Domestic workers from Bangladesh face sexual abuse in KSA

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:29am on May 23, 2018

    Every month, on an average at least 200 domestic workers of Bangladesh return home from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as victims of sexual abuse....

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    Udichi activist killed by husband

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:02am on December 05, 2017

    An activist of Udichi Shilpigoshthi was beaten to death by her husband in her in-law’s residence at Maniknagar in the capital on Sunday...

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    Domestic violence against women must end

    | Updated at 12:05am on November 27, 2017

    VIOLENCE against women, especially domestic violence, has taken a turn towards the worst. Statistics of various international and national organisations are illustrative of this...

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    80pc married women face from partners: report

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on November 26, 2017

    Over 80 per cent of the currently married women in Bangladesh have experienced violent behaviour from their partners at least once and such violence include,...