Family members of the nine-month old baby who was raped in Fatickchhari upazila of Chattogram are being shunned by locals ever since some media houses published the family’s identity.
The plaintiff of the case filed over the incident, a maternal uncle
A culture of impunity, moral degradation and culprits’ getting political backing in many cases are the major reasons why incidents of rape and sexual violence continue unabated in the country, according to experts and rights activists.
A number of human rights organisations have expressed concerns over rising incidents of child rape at a protest rally on April 25 at the central Shaheed Minar. According to their statistics, in just the last three months, as many as 99 children became victims of rape all over the country.