153 rapes in November: Mahila Parishad

Staff Correspondent | Published: 00:30, Dec 02,2020


At least 153 women were raped in November and 15 faced rape attempts, according to the data of Bangladesh Mahila Parishad.

In a press statement on Tuesday, the parishad said that they recorded 353 incidents of violence against women and children in the month.

A total of 1,246 women were raped in 11 months of the current year and 223 of them were gang-raped.

Mahila Parishad compiled the data on the basis of reports published in 14 national dailies.

The data show that at least 38 women were killed and 13 committed suicide in November.

At least 14 child marriages took place and four women were killed for dowry in the month, the statement said.   

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