Despite the Government of Pakistan provides legal protection for women against workplace harassment and ensure inheritance and through the Domestic Violence, Act women are further protected according to law against physical abuse. The women on roads are still not safe. The heinous crime that occurred on Motorway Lahore to Gujranwala where a woman was gang-raped in front of her children on the motorway in Lahore has proved a big slap on the face of our society. Laws passed for women’s rights in Pakistan 2019 are not enough. We want implementation. There has to be foolproof legislation and follow up on it.
Sorry State of Affairs
There are 2100 reported rape cases in the last 8 months. Usually, it is the حکمران that should be held accountable. It indicates one clear thing, the state has failed miserably in protecting its citizen, especially women. Shame shame.
CCPO Lahore Umer Sheikh is such a vile and empathy-less vermin. This CCPO failed his promotion exam and it is a political appointment. He states that the woman who was gang-raped in Punjab was raped because;
This was not the land we fought for in 1947. This is not the land I want my children to be raised in. This land is not our pride anymore. I am an unproud Pakistani. And will remain unproud until justice is served. — An Overseas Pakistani in the UAE
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