10pc female constables victims of sexual neglect: Study

Over 10 percent female police constables are being victimised of sexual harassment in their working places, according to study.

Besides, three percent sub-inspectors and assistant sub-inspectors of police have also been women policebecoming the victim of sexual harassment while high officials in police cadre are not out of the harassment, said the study by Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI).

The study was unveiled at a programme on “The difficult path to equality for women police in Bangladesh” jointly organised by Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) and CHRI at Cirdap auditorium in Dhaka.

-Star Online


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