It is a harmful nation for girls. And anybody who says in any other case might be dwelling in a parallel universe with no connection to floor realities.
However what makes every thing worse is when officers who’re employed and paid to guard the general public — we consider that does embrace girls as effectively? — not solely fail to do their jobs however as a substitute blame and disgrace rape victims.
Yesterday, two males raped a girl at gunpoint whereas she was ready for assistance on the motorway after her automotive — wherein her kids had been additionally current — developed a fault. Studies say the girl crossed the toll plaza on the Lahore-Sialkot motorway when her automotive stalled.
When that occurred, she known as a relative in Gujranwala who requested her to name the police helpline for help as he additionally left from dwelling to achieve her. When he arrived on the location, he discovered the girl terrified together with her garments stained with blood.
Armed males had taken the girl and her kids to a close-by subject at gunpoint and had gang-raped her.
After which got here Lahore Capital Metropolis Police Officer (CCPO) Umar Sheikh, who is ready to steer the investigation of the heinous incident, saying the sufferer was at fault for “choosing the route she took and not checking her petrol tank” earlier than heading out. Pakistanis weren’t going to take kindly to this type of victim-blaming and victim-shaming.
Clearly, our ‘protectors’ aren’t eager about doing their jobs after which blaming us for crimes dedicated in opposition to us.
Ladies are in danger and this can be a systemic drawback — bolstered by these in energy
Shireen Mazari, Hina Rabbani Khar condemn CCPO’s remarks
For many who say ‘sturdy is secure’— we all know, however that is actually not the problem right here…
The issue is that apparently EVERYTHING works in opposition to girls
And It appears the ‘non-public sphere’ is not all the time the most secure choice both…
Perhaps it is time the roles are reversed
Being a girl in Pakistan
And that is why we’d like Aurat March, each single day of the yr