In a weekend interview on stay tv, Oxford-educated Mr Khan mentioned a rise in rapes indicated the “penalties in any society the place vulgarity is on the rise”. The previous cricketer mentioned: “The incidents of rape of ladies… (have) really very quickly elevated in society.”
He additionally suggested girls to cowl as much as stop temptation.
Utilizing a time period that may seek advice from modest costume or the segregation of the sexes, the Pakistan PM continued: “This whole idea of purdah is to keep away from temptation, not everybody has the willpower to keep away from it.”
In his weekend TV look, the Pakistan Prime Minister additionally mentioned when he went to the UK, through the ’70s to play cricket, the “intercourse, medication and rock n roll” tradition was taking off, which has immediately affected their households.
He mentioned these days, divorce charges “have gone up by as a lot as 70 p.c attributable to vulgarity in that society”.
Mr Khan additionally mentioned that related issues are taking place in India after the movie trade began taking inspiration from Hollywood.
Following the interview, the Human Rights Fee of Pakistan mentioned it was “appalled” by the feedback.
In an announcement, the watchdog mentioned: “Not solely does this betray a baffling ignorance of the place, why and the way rape happens, however it additionally lays the blame on rape survivors, who, as the federal government should know, can vary from younger youngsters to victims of honour crimes.”
Tons of of activists and politicians have additionally signed an announcement calling Khan’s feedback “factually incorrect, insensitive and harmful”.
Figures from the Pakistan Authorities revealed that not less than 11 rape incidents are reported within the nation every single day, with over 22,000 circumstances reported to the police within the final six years.
It comes after Mr Khan was additionally criticised after one other tv look the place he didn’t problem a Muslim cleric’s insistence that coronavirus had been unleashed due to the wrongdoings of ladies.