in Punjab Kasur district is known for incidents of abduction and murder of children. The most horrific case that shoked every conscious was the case of six-year old Zainab Ansar who was abducted , abused and murdered on 4 January 2018.
Despite all efforts to counter the issue by the society, child abuse cases are increasing in Pakistan. It demands the incumbent government to place special focus on the situation and ensure children protection across the country.
Experts believe that mere legislation is not sufficient to counter the prevailing challenge of child abuse.
The state of Pakistan requires some structural changes which must ensure that children are told about molestation, sexual assaults, authorities deal with such cases with utmost care and the application of due process of law ensured.