Protesters in Dhaka call for justice for a rape victim. Photo: Reuters Protesters in Dhaka call for justice for a rape victim. Photo: Reuters
Protesters in Dhaka call for justice for a rape victim. Photo: Reuters

Bangladesh mulls giving rapists the death penalty, amid rising sex crimes

  • The government is under pressure to crack down on sex offenders, as protesters march to demand justice for victims
  • Nearly 1,000 sexual assaults have been reported between January and September this year, with one-fifth being gang rapes, activists say

Topic |   Bangladesh
Protesters in Dhaka call for justice for a rape victim. Photo: Reuters Protesters in Dhaka call for justice for a rape victim. Photo: Reuters
Protesters in Dhaka call for justice for a rape victim. Photo: Reuters
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