A total of 353 incidents of torture and sexual violence against children and women took place in different areas across the country in November, said Bangladesh Mahila Parishad in its monthly report published on Tuesday.
Of them, 153 women were raped, including 18 who were gang-raped. Also, 94 children were raped while seven others were gang-raped, as per the report based on information taken from 13 national dailies.
Besides, 15 women, including seven children, managed to escape rape attempts. A total of 11, including four children, were assaulted physically. A child succumbed to her injuries and four others were burnt with acid.
A total of 38 women, including 12 children, were killed for various reasons and five others managed to escape death. Four women were killed and nine were tortured for dowry.
A total of 43 women and girls, including 12 children, died mysteriously. Besides, 14 incidents of child marriage took place last month.