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NGO Report: “2,012 cases of child sexual abuse where recorded from all over Pakistan during 2009 which represents a 9.4% increase.  We suspect that this number is disproportionately low and likely due to a cultural prohibition against reporting assailants.

In an editorial titled “Child Abuse,” the Peshawar-based newspaper The Post commented on the Sahil report, observing that the Pakistani media can play an important role in raising awareness about the issue of child sexual abuse in Pakistani society.

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