I was cleaning my room today, and I found some of the newspaper clippings I had collected some time ago when I was thinking of joining an NGO, It was end 2004 and beginning of 2005.
Warning !! The news Chippings are highly depressing :
Dec 23, 2004, Daily Times Pakistan, Article by Shahzad Raza:
Clerics involved in 1% Child abuses, Statistics revealed that 1218 children were sexually abused during Jan 2004 To Sept 2004.
Majority of cases went unreported,
93 girls and 59 boys sexually abused were up to the age of 10.
434 cases of sexual abuse occurred at acquaintances' places and 179 at the victim's home.
24 Dec. 2004 - Dawn -
Gujranwala: Rapists Kill victim on way to court:
A 22 year old College girl who was gang raped lost her life.
2nd Dec - 2004 - Dawn -
Mithi : Minor Girl Assaulted
According to FIR: 10 year old 'S' daughter of 'R' was grazing goats when a man form a nearby village assaulted her. Her younger brother ran to his house and informed their relatives. The victim was later found un conscious with blood stains on her cloths.
The doctor who examined the victim told that the was not raped but an attempt was made.
22 Sept 2005 - Dawn -
A girl 'S' was reportedly rapped by the husband of the school owner, the school to which she had gone to study, in illahabad village.
Human rights Commision's Appeal : 17 May 2004 .
Date of incident 6 April 2004,
Place of incident : Shans-Ul Haq's Dairy farm, Rahwali, Punjab,
Victim : Two and a half Year old daughter of Mr. Munir Masih
The case was reported on the day of crime at the cant Police station, Gujranwala, Punjab.
20 Dec 2004 - Pak tribune
4.5 % Children daily sexually abused in Pakistan,
13 Jan 2005 - DAWN -
Karachi : a 9 year old was raped and killed by three men in shanty town, Orangi, Karachi.
Police arrested 2 of the criminals while one managed to escape
The girl had gone to a tandoor to buy Bread (Nan), when she did not return home her father went to the tandoor where he found the cloth she had taken with her, .. Her father when removed a pile of burning wood discovered a partially charred body of the 9 year old.
31 Oct 2004 - Dawn -
Toba Tek Singh : Six year old girl raped.
25 Dec 2004 - DAWN
Muzaffarabad : a 17 year old gang rape victim, sets her self ablaze and dies .
14 November 2004 - Karachi - 1 Shawwal
Two sisters were home alone while their family members were gone for Eid shopping on Chand Raat..
Shazia 22 and Irum 30, were raped and strangulated in their house by the robbers.
am crying right now, and I have cried every single time I have read these clippings.
I Begged an Islamabad based NGO to send me public awareness posters in soft copy so that I could help elevate awareness level among parents for prevention of Child sexual abuse..
They never responded back .
There are hundreds of NGOs working for women's right here. . None are willing to provide physiological support to rape victims, so that they can deal with the rape aftermath
The corrupt Mullahs, NGOs and politicians, MAY all burn in hell for eternity, for their sins…