Hearty Kudos to Anna, the Tireless Crusader against this Abominable Issue, and for that who have expressed support through their comments.
Yes, Sexual Abuse, and that too Child Molestation, is Heinous thing.
And it is Absolutely Disgusting that some peoples and societies, instead of Sympathising and Rendering Support to the Victim, choose to Victimise the Same further.
And it is Sad that the Parents of the Abused choose to Shield, Hide and at times even Kill the victims, as they prefer that to the Perennial (Verbal) Abuse the Victim and the Family will have to face.
On the other hand, evil is NOT winning. Consider. Though a Great many such incidents are happening, there is also a Growing Outcry.
Though society is chock full of police who will not even bother to accept reports of crime to investigate, nor will try to find the culprits; to judges who care the LEAST to what is happening to the citizen., the Media, Individuals, and Powerful Individuals at that, and Organisations are taking up the Fight.
I go to the Extent of recommending the Withdrawal of Security to politicians, judges and officials, so that they may experience what is Sexual Abuse, being the Victim of Acid Throwing, Extreme Poverty, and such.
Let us not just Pray, but WORK for a Better World.
Pakistani children playing in the street, Author Hanzala Aslam (CC BY-SA 4.0 International)
WARNING: Graphic Images
Incest, the least reported form of sexual abuse, exists worldwide. Even when incest is disclosed to other family members, a family may want to keep the abuse secret from society at large, in the name of so called “honor”. There can, also, be governmental reluctance to investigate matters considered of a highly personal nature.
This leaves victims without recourse.
Pakistan – Human Rights Violations
Pakistan is just one country where these factors come into play . The UN estimates that 36% of girls and 29% of boys in Pakistan experience sexual abuse. An estimated 90% of street children have been sexually abused .
The situation is complicated by the fact that women have so little power over their own lives, and so few options other than staying in an abusive marriage. Mothers are, in effect…
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