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476 women raped in six months

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 6th July, 2022 09:16:35 PM
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At least 476 women became the victims of rape across the country in the last six months of the running year.

The rapists killed 24 women after rape while six committed suicide being abused, said a report of Ain O Salish Kendra (ASK).

The report says that at least 131 men and women were assaulted in clashes ensuing over sexual harassment incidents.  Of the victims of assaults, 82 were women while five women committed suicide for harassment.  Three men were killed as they protested against sexual harassments.

Besides, attempts were made to rape 72 other women, states the report.  At least 228 women were victims of domestic violence.  Of them, 140 were killed while 42 committed suicides.