- Avoiding “temptation” will forestall sexual violence, Imran Khan mentioned
- If a lady wears only a few garments it’ll have an effect on males, he mentioned
- It relies upon which society you reside in, he added
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 towards ladies.
In April, during a query and reply session with the general public, Imran Khan had mentioned that the rise in sexual violence in Pakistan, notably towards youngsters, was precipitated on account of “fahashi” (vulgarity).
Defending his earlier remarks, Mr Khan in an interview with Axios’ on HBO mentioned, “…I mentioned the idea of ”purdah”. Keep away from temptation in society. We do not have discos right here, we do not have nightclubs. It’s a fully completely different society lifestyle right here. So for those who elevate temptation in society to a degree — all these younger guys have nowhere to go — it has a consequence within the society.”
Answering a query if the girl’s garments can provoke sexual violence, Mr Khan mentioned, “If a lady is sporting only a few garments it’ll have an effect on the boys until they’re robots. It is common sense.”
When additional prodded, he added, “It relies upon which society you reside in. If in a society folks haven’t seen that type of factor, it’ll have an effect on them.”
Calling Imran Khan a “sick, misogynistic, degenerate”, Pakistan Muslim League (PML) spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb came down heavily on the Pakistan Prime Minister.
“The world bought an perception right into a mindset of a sick, misogynistic, degenerate & derelict IK. It’s not ladies’s decisions that result in sexual assault somewhat the alternatives of males who select to interact on this despicable and vile crime,” Aurangzeb tweeted.
“Perhaps the misogynist, degenerate can defend Paedophiles and murderers, as he advocates for rapist, in spite of everything, males can’t be anticipated to manage temptation. Simply FYI Mr degenerate, self-control is just a little factor upon which Allah places an incredible premium,” she added.
Official statistics in Pakistan have revealed that no less than 11 rape incidents are reported within the nation day-after-day, with over 22,000 instances reported to the police within the last six years.
Nevertheless, solely 77 of the accused have been convicted which contains 0.3 per cent of the entire determine, reported Geo Information.