KARACHI: Celebrities comparable to Mahira Khan, Shehzad Roy, Zeba Bakhtiar and cricketer Younis Khan joined members of civil society at a press meet on Thursday. The briefing on the Karachi Press Membership was aimed toward highlighting the Farishta rape and murder case.
Chatting with the media, the celebs referred to as out authorities for not having a system in place to keep away from such tragic incidents sooner or later.
“There was Zainab’s case some time again and now we face one other comparable case,” Mahira stated on the press convention. “Consciousness concerning ‘good contact, dangerous contact’ ought to begin from house. Let’s ensure we don’t come throughout one other incident like Farishta’s. Such tales are terrifying. Consciousness about sexual abuse ought to start at house and college .”
Mahira additionally shared how victims who’ve gone by way of such ordeals ought to be given remedy periods.
“Psychological well being of such minors ought to be a precedence,” added the actor. “Training begins at house. We hope such incidents aren’t repeated.”
Roy make clear how shelters and authorized assist for abuse survivors are minimal.
“Police ought to be skilled correctly to cope with such instances,” the singer-cum-activist acknowledged. “When Zainab’s case occurred, we should always’ve made positive nothing like that occurs once more.”
“In lots of components of the nation, there aren’t any correct programs out there for minors affected by sexual abuse, rape. Many minors endure from the identical destiny as Zainab and Farishta and people who don’t, will not be supplied with fundamental requirements,” added Roy.