thenews.com.pk 22 Sep, 2020 03:45 am

Enough is enough!Enough is enough!

Enough is enough!Enough is enough!
protestsIn light of the recent events, the media fraternity came out in droves during a peaceful protest titled ‘ENOUGH! STOP RAPE’ at the Karachi Press Club to demand security and protection for women and children following a surge in rape...

STOP RAPE’ at the Karachi Press Club to demand security and protection for women and children following a surge in rape cases in Pakistan.” PR maven Frieha Altaf condemned the recent atrocities done against women and children, “It saddens me, it angers me to have to raise my voice against such barbaric incidents.” On top of the rally’s agenda is an end to violence against women, children, and transgender and non-binary persons by patriarchal forces including state-backed mechanisms; and to ensure that the Government upholds the rights of women and marginalised genders and enforces justice when those rights are violated.After Zainab’s case, we saw a rise in 16 per cent of the rape cases.

At the protest, 5-year-old Marwah’s father was present at the protest to seek justice for his daughter among a roster of Pakistani celebrities - including Frieha Altaf, Mahirah Khan, Adnan Siddiqui, Sarwat Gillani, Ayesha Omar, Ali Rehman, Yasir Hussain, Sarah Khan, Natasha Baig, Anoushey Abbasi, Saqib Malik, Asim Jofa, Deepak Perwani, Maheen Khan, Bushra Ansari, Mansha Pasha, Asad Siddiqui, Gul-e-Rana, Nubain Ali, Wardah Saleem, Sunita Marshall, Hassan Ahmed, Sheema Kermani, Asim Raza and Hajra Yamin among others.Jafri Tue, 09, 20 Are they always going to be hitting their wives, abusing them?

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