Violence against women is increasing in Pakistan

Islamabad: The violence against women is increasing in Pakatan which is a matter of concern said Board of Trustees of Transparency International Pakistan 

The Board expressed its deepest shock and condemned the reprehensible attack on a woman at Minar-e-Pakistan, Lahore on 14th August 2021 and similar such attacks on women in the last one month, reports Business Recorder.

Former Justice Nasira Iqbal, Vice-Chairperson TI Pakistan highlighted that Quaid-e-Azam envisioned a Pakistan where women can stand shoulder to shoulder with men, but we have failed, reported the newspaper.

She argued that for Pakistan to emerge as a prosperous nation, it is imperative that we safeguard the rights of women, provide them protection and put in place strong laws to hold those responsible for attacks on women accountable.

Yasmeen Lari, Chairperson TI Pakistan highlighted that this should be a test case for the current government and our criminal justice system, reported the newspaper.

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