“Most of the incidents have happened after sunset, but some schoolgirls were also attacked while going back home after school,” said Haseeb-ul-Hassan, the spokesman for Sahiwal District in eastern Punjab province.
“We cannot confirm the total number of incidents, but it’s between 25 to 30.”
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Many victims who sought treatment have not reported the attacks because the police have a poor reputation and they are forbidden by tradition to speak to strange men. Police said that many women or girls now feared to go out at night or to school.
Violence against women is common in Pakistan and activists say several are murdered each day. Underfunded police rarely solve the cases, which can take years to work their way through congested courts.
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