8 children abused everyday in Pakistan in 2019: report


Geo.tv/Illustration/Files ISLAMABAD: As many as eight children were sexually abused every day in Pakistan in 2019, according to a new report, which shows a 25% decrease from the previous year. In 2019, a total of 2,846 cases of child abuse were reported from all four provinces of Pakistan, as well as Islamabad, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, and Gilgit-Baltistan, according to Sahil, an Islamabad-based NGO working for child protection.