Protesters in Bangladesh urge government to take action against sexual assault
In Bangladesh, a video showing yet another woman being attacked and sexually assaulted has sparked a huge wave of protests across the country. Sexual assaults have been on the rise in the South Asian country in recent years. According to one Bangladeshi human rights group, more than 900 women and girls have been raped there in the first nine months of this year alone. Huge protests have taken place in a string of cities, angry over a culture of impunity for rape.
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