In light of the horrific rape and murder of eight-year-old Zainab, the streets of Kasur have been filled with the stench of burning tyres and the rants of the angry residents. Zainab went missing last Saturday was found raped and murdered in a heap of garbage a few days later.
While many Pakistani celebs have joined the petition to make sure the little angel finds justice, the case has brought into focus the alarming reality of child sexual abuse in the country.
We, as parents, should ensure that our children are aware of the concept of stranger danger (the idea or warning that all strangers can potentially be dangerous to them).
In a 2012 episode of the television show Satyamev Jayate, Bollywood star Aamir Khan had tackled the subject of child abuse. A workshop at the end of the episode thought the participating children the difference between “good touch and bad touch.”
Considering the current scenario in Pakistan, Aamir’s video is more relevant than ever. Watch it here:
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