Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has been severely criticized by human rights and feminist organizations Accuse women of sexual violence It is tempting not to wear a veil.
“I pray that he apologizes to Pakistani women on TV”User Husna Shaban is one of hundreds of young people expressing anger at the President of Pakistan, wrote on Twitter this Wednesday.
In a weekend program, answering citizens’ questions, Khan claimed that women are They must cooperate to “avoid” the temptation of men, Because not everyone “has willpower.”
“If our religion gives us the concept of a veil, So there is some philosophy behind “It is our responsibility to save the family system and protect society,” Khan said.
The former cricketer added that the increase in rape cases is “Consequences of increased vulgarity in society” He accused Hollywood and the Indian Bollywood film industry of lack of courtesy.
One of his ex-wifes, Jemima Goldsmith, England Criticism was added this Wednesday Use a famous saying in the “Quran” to ask men to “keep their eyes open.” Goldsmith said on Twitter: “This is a man’s responsibility.”
The Pakistani non-governmental organization Human Rights Commission (HRCP) severely criticized the president’s remarks and demanded an apology. “This not only shows confusing ignorance Where, why and how the rape occurredOHCHR said in a statement that this was also attributed to the violations by the survivors.
The organization was made up of several feminists, and hundreds of people and organizations signed a declaration calling for correction. The politician did not talk about this topic at this moment.
In recent years, sexual violence against women and children has triggered protests in the country.In one of the most controversial cases, a police chief asked in a TV interview last year How a woman’s family raped her on the highway in front of her two children, preventing her from going out at night.
Organizer of Women’s Day Parade on March 8 They also face charges of blasphemy against Islam After false propaganda on social networks, dangerous condemnation usually ends in court or lynching.