Sunday Mirror

Khan such a sorry leader


I’m enraged by the archaic views of the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan. He said on TV that women should practise “purdah” (modesty) in order not to tempt men who don’t have willpower.

Is it any wonder that Pakistan is consistent­ly cited as one of the most dangerous countries in the world for women? Women in Pakistan DO dress modestly, yet

22,037 cases of abuse have been registered since 2015 – and thousands more go unreported.

For a

Prime Minister in 2021 to blame the way women dress for the violence inflicted on them on a daily basis is abhorrent, backward and sickening.

Imran Khan, I will not stand by and watch you get away with demeaning Pakistani women. You must apologise to the incredible women who make your country great and you must call out the men who act like animals believing it is their right to rape, abuse, violate and attack women.

You have a daughter, a wife and sisters – be a man and show them respect.

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