The video gives each speaker a few seconds to describe the sense and scale of violence against women, the many forms it takes and the curse it is to society.
In Bangladesh, domestic violence occurs frequently but is seldom reported. Studies have shown that violence against women has increased by over 5% in the last two years.
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Another study has shown that victims of domestic violence rarely find refuge, even with their families, who often shun them.
In the past few months, Mashrafe has taken a vocal role in creating awareness about a number of social issues, making the most of his position under the limelight to help society.
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