One-third of unmarried girls faced sexual harassment
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Dhaka, Nov. 24 -- One-third of unmarried girls faced sexual harassment at least once globally in the last 12 months, said a survey on Thursday.
This proportion was nearly one-fifth among never-married girls, it added.
Shusmita Khan, knowledge management and communication specialist, USA-led Data for Impact (D4), presented the survey at an event held in Dhaka.
She highlighted the fact that one-fifth of ever-married and unmarried females and one-quarter of unmarried males experienced physical violence at least once in the 12 months preceding the survey.
While husbands (77 per cent) are the top perpetrator of physical violence for married females, mothers (33 per cent) are the top perpetrator of physical violence for unmarried females, t...
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