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Girl confronts, films harasser at Quaid’s mausoleum

KARACHI: In what can be termed a brave move, a girl not only shamed but filmed a man for taking her pictures without consent on her visit to Quaid’s mausoleum in Karachi, ARY News reported.

In a video posted on social media, the girl claimed that she approached a bearded man inside the park around Quaid’s mausoleum after he clicked her pictures and took away his phone.

The girl can be seen shaming the man after she found not only her picture but some other girls’ pictures in the phone.

“I want your family and friends to know what you are doing on the pretext of visiting Quaid’s mausoleum,” the girl can be seen saying to the man. The man, on the other hand, kept hiding his face.

Sadly, the mausoleum’s administration took no action against the harasser who reportedly went scot-free.

The law

According to Pakistan’s laws, whoever intends to insult the modesty of any woman, utters any word, makes any sound or gesture, or exhibits any object, intending that such word or sound shall be heard, or that such gesture or object shall be seen, by such woman, intrudes upon the privacy of such woman or conducts sexual advances, or demands sexual favours or uses written or verbal communication or physical conduct of a sexual nature which intends to annoy, insult, intimidate or threaten the other person or commits such acts at the premises of work place, or makes submission to such conduct either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individual’s employment, or makes submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual a basis for employment decision affecting such individual, or retaliates because of rejection of such behavior, or conducts such behavior with the intention of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working environment shall be punished with imprisonment which may extend to three years or fine up to five hundred thousand rupees or with both.



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