'20 women raped in city in two months' -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

Paksitan Press Foundtion

‘20 women raped in city in two months’

KARACHI: Violence against women, especially rape cases, was on the rise in Karachi and medico legal reports confirmed that at least 20 women were subjected to rape in Karachi during last two months; said police surgeon Karachi Dr Hamid Padhiyar.

Talking to PPI here on the eve of International Women’s Day, he said incidents of abuse of women in Karachi including rape, physical and mental torture and domestic violence were on the rise. He called for changing mentality to end the violence on women. He said better education and rising awareness could change the dismal situation towards the rights of women.

Source: The Nation

Date:3/8/2011