Emergency imposed in Punjab province on increasing cases of rape
Authorities in Pakistan’s Punjab province have decided to declare a state of emergency in view of the rise in cases of sexual abuse against women and children. Every day four to five cases of rape are being reported here.
Pakistan (PakistanAuthorities in the Punjab province of ) have decided to declare a state of emergency in view of the rise in cases of sexual abuse against women and children. Punjab Home Minister Ata Tarar said that the administration had to implement Emergency (Emergency) to deal with rape cases.Emergency) was forced to declare. Addressing a press conference at the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) headquarters, the minister said, “Four to five cases of rape are being reported daily in Punjab, due to which the government is facing sexual harassment, abuse and this It is considering special measures to deal with such cases.
The minister said that the sharp rise in cases of sexual abuse against women and children in the province is a serious issue for the society and government officials. In the presence of Law Minister Malik Muhammad Ahmed Khan, Tarar said all cases would be reviewed by the Cabinet Committee on Rape and Law and Order and civil bodies, women’s rights organisations, teachers and lawyers would also be consulted to keep a watch on such incidents. .
Home Minister asks parents to explain importance of safety to their children
Tarar also urged parents to educate their children about the importance of safety and that children should not be left alone in their homes without supervision. The minister said that in many cases the accused have been detained and students will be made aware in schools about sexual harassment. He said that the government has started various campaigns to stop the incidents of rape.
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