Marginalisation and Impunity: Violence Against Women and Girls in the Chittagong Hill Tracts

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

    Abstract

    This report examines selected cases of violence against women and girls in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) in 2011 and 2012. It also discusses relevant legal contexts and, based on four key principles, provides recommendations to the government and civil society to address violence against women and girls in the region. The report emphasises that militarisation and transmigration programs illegally settling Bengalis in the CHT that started in full swing from 1976 onwards have created extreme vulnerability and poverty for the Indigenous Peoples, and have deeply affected indigenous women and girls' safety and security in the CHT.
    Original languageEnglish
    Commissioning bodyChittagong Hill Tracts Commission
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

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