Sexual harassment increased against Women:IHRC

(Last Updated On: March 5, 2016)


Members at Independent Human Rights Commission IHRC have stated that sexual harassment has increased against Women in the country, demanding the Ulema and Government to launch serious measurement to decrease such violence.

IHRC members have urged if the practical steps doesn’t pursued to decrease the violence against Women, violence against women will be increased significantly.

Meanwhile officials in Ministry of Haji and Religious affairs have demanded the Ulema to draw the real images of Islam for those who commit violence against women by raising public awareness programs.

Independent Human Rights Commission Suriaya Subrang said,” Violence against women is carried out systematically, and has converted into a common act, we ask the Government to review the life of Women and avoid any violence against Women.”

Minister of Haji and Religious Affairs Faiz Mohammad Usmani said,” We are all responsible to draw the real images of Women from Islam perspective, Ulema have the duty to raise public awareness for the Nation so that they could avoid violence against Women through that program.”

“Violence against women should be stopped, otherwise it will generally impact the whole society, and different law has been in place but none was implemented Minister of Women Affairs Dilbar Nazari said.”

Not implementation law, execution of perpetrators, have caused the violence against women to be increased, though scores of sexual harassment cases has been recorded within the responsible departments but none of the perpetrators were executed.

Reported by Rafi Sediqee


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