Pakistan’s top star Mahira Khan has raised voice for protecting child rights.
Addressing a press conference, she stressed the need for stepping up efforts to protect the children from harm.
She insisted that the children ‘must be encouraged to earn with their talent’.
“Our children need to be saved from harm, but at the same time they must be encouraged to earn with their talents, rather than working in a ‘devil’s home,” Mahira emphasized.
The star voiced for the rights of children in wake of rise in reports about torture of child worker by their masters.
A few days ago, a violence against a teen maid in Islamabad made headlines, inviting public ire.
According to the victim’s parents, Rizwana was sent to Islamabad to work at the house of Civil Judge Asim Hafeez seven months ago and was brought back to her hometown Sargodha with critical injuries caused by severe torture.
https://www.instagram.com/p/Cl0NTW0sF0R/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link&igshid=MzRlODBiNWFlZA==The preliminary medical report at Sargodha DHQ Hospital pointed out the teenager has injuries to 15 parts of her body, including her head.
The delay in treatment made the victim endure wound worms too. The teenager was shifted to Lahore General Hospital where key figures including the chief minister visited her an pledged to bring to book the culprit.