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Social Taboos, Lack of Awareness Contributes to Child Sex Abuse in Pakistan

(VOA): The recent rape and murder of a seven-year old girl in Pakistan's eastern city of Kasur is still causing shock and anger across the country. Child sex abuse was not a topic of public debate in the conservative Islamic country until Zainab's murder, but now the issue of protecting children has come to the fore. Nilofar Mughal of VOA's Urdu Service has more in this report narrated by Gary Butterworth.

(This story has not been edited by N24 staff and is Voice Of America auto-generated from a RSS feed)

Published Date: Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 | 07:45 AM

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