Where does Bangladesh stand on rape culture?

Bangladesh is struggling to tackle gender-based violence against women.

According to Ain o Salish Kendra(ASK), 84 women were either raped and physically assaulted in January 2021 alone. Additionally, 62 rape cases against children and nine attempts were listed at the beginning of the year.

Dhaka University students hold placards as they participate in a rally following the alleged rape of a female student. Photograph: Munir Uz Zaman/AFP via Getty Images
Data published by Multi-Sectoral Programme on Violence Against Women
Data Published by Odhikar

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