Over 17,000 cases of child abuse reported in Pakistan during five years
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – More than 17,862 cases of child abuse have been reported during the last five years across the country, according to statistics collected by child protection non-governmental organization, Sahil.
The National Assembly was informed that about 17862 children were abused in the country during the last five years.
According to a report presented in the National Assembly, a total of 10,620 cases of abuse of girls and 7,242 cases of abuse of boys were reported during 2013-2017.
On the other hand, the National Assembly has passed the Juvenile Justice System Bill, 2017. The bill will apply to federal capital other areas.