Punishing sexual crimes

There has been a steep increase in incidents of sexual abuse in Pakistan. We are a sexually repressed society and there is a high level of gender segregation which compels deranged men to vent out their frustrations. As a result,

1 in 3 women experience physical or sexual violence: UN

NEW YORK: Nearly one in three women worldwide is subjected to physical or sexual violence during her lifetime as the pervasive criminal behaviour increased during the coronavirus pandemic. This was stated in a new report by the World Health Organization

Accomplices, not partners

There has been a steady rise in the number of sexual assault and rape cases in the country. Whether it’s Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi or any remote area in the country, deranged human beings have unleashed their worst desires. Incidents of

Protecting our children

The government has finally decided to ban domestic child labour. This is a welcome step but it is still a long-drawn battle as a bill will be presented in parliament to outlaw the abhorrent but widely common practice which will

Alleged rape victim files FIR, accuses judge of sexual abuse in Dadu

DADU: Police on Wednesday filed an FIR against the civil judge of Sehwan under Section 506, 376 PPC on a complaint lodged by a woman that the judge had subjected her to rape in the lavatory of his chamber when

Indian female cop alleges sexual harassment by seniors

LUCKNOW: An Indian woman police constable deployed in the city of Lucknow has put up a video clip on social media in which she alleged that her seniors had sexually harassed her. The Lucknow policewoman is seen weeping in a