Backlash after Pakistan PM links rape to how women dress


Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, in a weekend interview on live television, has advised women to cover up to prevent temptation. – EPA pic, April 7, 2021.

PAKISTAN rights campaigners have accused Prime Minister Imran Khan of “baffling ignorance” after the former playboy cricketer blamed how women dress for a rise in rape cases.

In a weekend interview on live television, Oxford-educated Khan said an increase in rapes indicated the “consequences in any society where vulgarity is on the rise”.


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