March 25, 2023

“It is a completely different society way of life here,” Imran Khan mentioned (File)


Barely two months after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s feedback on sexual violence drew extreme backlash, he once more invited hassle by suggesting that avoiding “temptation in society” is the best way to stop sexual violence in opposition to girls.

In April, throughout a query and reply session with the general public, Imran Khan had mentioned that the rise in sexual violence in Pakistan, significantly in opposition to kids, was precipitated as a result of “fahashi” (vulgarity).

Defending his earlier remarks, Mr Khan in an interview with Axios’ on HBO mentioned, “…I said the concept of ”purdah”. Avoid temptation in society. We don’t have discos here, we don’t have nightclubs. It is a completely different society way of life here. So if you raise temptation in society to a point — all these young guys have nowhere to go — it has a consequence in the society.”

Answering a query if the lady’s garments can provoke sexual violence, Mr Khan mentioned, “If a woman is wearing very few clothes it will have an impact on the men unless they are robots. It”s common sense.”

When additional prodded, he added, “It depends which society you live in. If in a society people have not seen that sort of thing, it will have an impact on them.”

Calling Imran Khan a “sick, misogynistic, degenerate”, Pakistan Muslim League (PML) spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb got here down closely on the Pakistan Prime Minister.

“The world got an insight into a mindset of a sick, misogynistic, degenerate & derelict IK. It is not women”s choices that lead to sexual assault rather the choices of men who choose to engage in this dispicable and vile crime,” Aurangzeb tweeted.

“Maybe the misogynist, degenerate can defend Paedophiles and murderers, as he advocates for rapist, after all, men cannot be expected to control temptation. Just FYI Mr degenerate, self-control is a little thing upon which Allah places a great premium,” she added.

Official statistics in Pakistan have revealed that at the least 11 rape incidents are reported within the nation day by day, with over 22,000 instances reported to the police within the final six years.

However, solely 77 of the accused have been convicted which includes 0.3 per cent of the entire determine, reported Geo News.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV workers and is printed from a syndicated feed.)

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