Rampant Sexual Abuse And Impunity — The Fault In Our Madrassas

Rampant Sexual Abuse And Impunity — The Fault In Our Madrassas

Media Category: Blog
Media Organization: Daily Times
By: Salis.Malik

This article highlights the menace of child abuse at madrassas in Pakistan and explains how it is important that the government should take actions against such people. The article laments the modus operandi of such religious teachers.

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This is the sheer irony of the madrasah system in our country where the responsibility to lead the religious institution is left in the hands of those very psychologically impaired individuals. Last year alone, over 3,800 cases of child sexual abuse were reported across Pakistan, a country of around 218 million people, according to child rights organisation, Sahil.

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