Aga Khan University Pakistan: ‘About time parents took note of children’s sexual abuse complaints’

Aga Khan University Pakistan: ‘About time parents took note of children’s sexual abuse complaints’As cases of child sexual abuse reach a record high in Pakistan, a panel discussion, held at the Aga Khan University Hospital on Tuesday, brought to fore the role elders, especially parents, need to play in raising children’s awareness about the crime.

Before the discussion commenced, a documentary narrating the ordeal of a child abuse survivor who opens up about the trauma was also shown at the event. Tehmina Shahid, Children Empowerment Association of Pakistan CEO, who was also behind the making of the documentary, said speaking to children about their bodies may save them from falling prey to abusers.

Source: ‘About time parents took note of children’s sexual abuse complaints’

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