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Sexual Abuse

Sexual abuse and suicides

The number of sexual assault cases against women and minor children have been rising across the country. Those cases which were earlier only confined to the police stations and courts are now increasingly being highlighted by the media. There is

Man arrested for raping 14-year-old girl in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Police have arrested a man who was accused of raping a 14-year-old girl in Walwal village of Rawalpindi. Within the limits of Chontra police station, the accused was arrested after 12 hours of the incident. The accused named Khawar

First children’s book on sexual abuse launched in Pakistan

First children’s book based on sexual abuse ‘Mera Jism Mera Hai’, written by Ashhad Ahmed Qureshi has been introduced in Pakistan. The book provides a much-needed healthy outlook on how to identify abuse and support to minor survivors who are

No concrete measures in place to prevent child sexual abuse

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has not signed an agreement with Interpol to share sex offenders’ data during deportation, No mechanism to exchange data between police. Even as cases of child sexual abuse are reported with increasing frequency across the country, the government