We look at how the gender of the perpetrator and victim, as well as how closely they are related. Affects whether sexual and physical attacks, Rape cases are report to the police. We also look at the justifications victims provide. For not reporting assaults and see if there have been any changes in reporting trends over time. The National Violence Against Women Survey provided a sample of 6,291 physical assaults and 1,787 sexual assaults for the analysis. According to the findings, victims are equally likely to disclose domestic assaults as assaults by acquaintances. While third parties are much less likely to disclose assaults by intimate partners of any gender. Male victims are more reluctant to report assaults committed by their intimate partners.
Sexual assaults are less likely to be report, particularly if rape cases involve acquaintances. These patterns have not changed since the beginning. According to data gathered by the Sustainable Social Development Organization (SSDO) and the Centre for Research. Development, and Communication (CRDC) through cases reported in the mainstream media. At least 133-women were kidnap and up to 85 were subject to rape throughout Pakistan in July of this year.
Preceding month also saw at least 133-incidences of physical violence against women, with Punjab reporting the largest number of incidents. Punjab recorded 77 occurrences, Sindh reported 34 incidents of rape cases. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa reported 16 incidents, and Islamabad reported 6 incidents of rape cases. There were no known instances of physical assault in Balochistan.
For the third month in a row, kidnapping has been one of the most serious crimes against Pakistani women. Of the 133 cases, 93 of the victims were Punjabi women. Twenty and fifteen instances, respectively, were record from Sindh and Islamabad. Two and three cases of kidnapping in Balochistan and KP, respectively, were report within the time frame. At least 85 instances of sexual assault were report, with 47 of the incidents occurring in Punjab.
At least 108 children were sexually molest in July, as violence against children persist in society. Following Punjab with 42 rape cases, were KP with 32 cases and Sindh with 21 rape cases. The two provinces with the fewest cases were Balochistan with three cases and Islamabad with 10. In all of Pakistan, at least 82 kids were abduct, with 30 of them coming from Punjab, 27 from KP. 13 from Sindh, 8 from Islamabad, and 4 from Balochistan.
In addition, at least 37 kids—14 in Sindh, 11 in KP, 10 in Punjab, and 2 in Islamabad—were physically mistreat. Balochistan has no documented instances. Keeping with the topic of physical violence, at least 22 children were kill in July; 10 of these were in Punjab, while there were five and three cases in Sindh and KP, respectively. Islamabad and Balochistan both recorded two occurrences.
71 cases of rape and sexual abuse of women were record nationwide in August, down from 85 cases in July. Punjab reported the most cases with 41, then Sindh and K-P reported roughly comparable numbers with 12 and 10 cases, respectively, then Balochistan reported 6 cases, and Islamabad reported the fewest cases with 1. (2).Eighty percent of the 20 women murdered in August (16 incidents in Punjab, two in Sindh, and two in K-P) were from the Punjab region.
In addition, 11 women were murder in the guise of “honour,” up from 7 rape cases the previous month. Six of these incidents occurred in Punjab, followed by four in K-P and one in Sindh. In addition, there were 2 cases of forced marriage and 3 cases of internet harassment, both of which occurred in Punjab.
The highest frequency of all indicators of violence against children was sexual abuse, for which 114 incidents were report nationwide, with Punjab leading with 48 cases, follow by K-P with 27 cases and Sindh with 20. The two provinces with the lowest rates were Balochistan (13) and Islamabad (13). (6). In addition, 11 women were murder in the guise of “honour,” up from 7 cases the previous month. Six of these incidents occurred in Punjab, followed by four in K-P and one in Sindh. In addition, there were 2 cases of forced marriage and 3 cases of internet harassment, both of which occurred in Punjab.
The highest frequency of all indicators of violence against children was sexual abuse, for which 114 incidents were reported nationwide, with Punjab leading with 48 cases, followed by K-P with 27 cases and Sindh with 20. The two provinces with the lowest rates were Balochistan (13) and Islamabad (13). (6). Similar to kidnapping of women, kidnapping of children also witnessed a substantial number of cases reported in the media; in Pakistan, 58 children were taken hostage, down from 82 the month prior. Twenty-two of the cases were reported in Punjab, sixteen in K-P, eleven in Sindh, five in Islamabad, and four in Balochistan.
In August, 20 children were victims of physical abuse, a significant decrease from the 37 occurrences that were reported in July. Again, 12 cases in Punjab accounted for more than half of all cases, while 2 instances each were reported in Sindh, K-P, Balochistan, and the federal capital. Additionally, 17 children were slain nationwide in the month of August, down from 22 incidents the previous month. Punjab reported 11 of these, whereas Sindh, Balochistan, and K-P reported 3, 2, and 1 respectively.
Nine child marriages were mention in the news. One in Sindh, three in K-P, and five in Punjab. Similar to this, 8 incidences of child labour in Punjab and 1 in Islamabad were report in the month of August. Two incidences of child psychological abuse were also report, both of which originated in Punjab. No instances of trafficking in women, children, or women’s psychological abuse were report in the media.
Additionally, because the image is rarely share, the media did play a constructive role in terms of media sensitivity and safeguarding the victim’s identity. Unfortunately, the victim’s name was share in the majority of cases, which could cause social stigma and further abuse.
Every day, 13 major newspapers in Urdu and English were monitor by SSDO and CRDC for 19 indicators of violence against women and children.