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Violence against women is not acceptable at all: Rashid

KARACHI: Federal Information Minister Senator Pervaiz Rashid  Monday said violence against women in any form was not acceptable at all. Legislation had been undertaken in that regard and the government was siding with the affected people. He said: “We are proud that we give due respect to women and we are with our mothers, sisters...

SAMAA | - Posted: Feb 29, 2016 | Last Updated: 5 years ago
SAMAA |
Posted: Feb 29, 2016 | Last Updated: 5 years ago

KARACHI: Federal Information Minister Senator Pervaiz Rashid  Monday said violence against women in any form was not acceptable at all.

Legislation had been undertaken in that regard and the government was siding with the affected people.

He said: "We are proud that we give due respect to women and we are with our mothers, sisters and daughters."

The minister was talking to media persons here on during his visit to Radio Pakistan.

He said if the government carried out some good work then the people should support it.

Rashid was of the view that instead of repeating the mistakes, they should be corrected. The people of Pakistan could distinguish between what was true and what was wrong.

He opined that if the media adopted a responsible approach then good news would come to the fore.

The minister said that the law pertaining to women aimed at providing them protection.

"We are proud that we respect women. Violence against women is not acceptable and legislation has been undertaken to stop violence against them," he added. –APP
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