188 incidents of VAW in a month

Published On: May 28, 2019 01:47 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, MAY 28 : One hundred and eighty-eight incidents of violence against women based on gender discrimination have taken place across the nation from April 14- May 14 this year, according to the monthly report made public by Women's Rehabilitation Centre (WOREC), Nepal.

Of them, 109 cases of domestic violence, 40 cases related to sexual violence and 24 incidents of social violence took place during one month. Similarly, 11 incidents of murder and two other types of incidents occurred at the same time.

As per the report, the highest number of women suffering from violence is between the age of 26-35.

According to WOREC, the highest number of men between the age of 26-35 was found involved in the violence. WOREC Executive Director Lubhraj Neupane said that the report shows that women become victimized mostly from their family members house and relatives.

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