1,204 children abused during first half of 2013 in country: NGO report

September 24, 2013
Samaa Web Desk
1,204 children abused during first half of 2013 in country: NGO report

Staff ReportLAHORE: Total 1,204 children were abused during first half of year 2013 in the country, said a None Government Organization (NGO) in its latest report today, SAMAA reports.The NGO, SAHIL, has issued its latest report on incidents of children abuse in Pakistan at Lahore Press Club this day.Officials of the SAHIL shed light on cases of children abuses during six months of current year across the country.They told in the report that total 810 case of children molestation were reported in Punjab, 226 in Sindh, 37 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 44 in Balochistan, and 71 in Islamabad.The report has stated that total 120 incidents of assault on children were reported in Punjab’s capital city Lahore, during period of January 1 to September 17 in 2013. SAMAA