There are more than 22, registered madrassas in Pakistan, teaching more than 2 million children. Police officials say they have no idea how many children are abused by religious clerics in Pakistan. Child sex abuse in Pakistan's religious schools is endemic.
The other students had gone to wash their clothes and Yaous said he was alone inside the mosque with Qari Shamsuddin, the cleric. An investigation by the Associated Press found dozens of police reports alleging sexual harassment, rape and physical abuse by Islamic clerics teaching in madrassas or religious schools in Pakistan, where many of the country's poorest study.
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Today is National Voter Registration Day! He tells me in a tense voice, "Picture quick, police come! Municipalities overlooking the sex districts were given the responsibility of collecting taxes and providing health and sanitation services to the brothels.
Police frequently take money or sex from people they know to be involved in commercial or non-commercial homosexual relationship. The stench that hits those not used to it is a mix of sweat, feces, cooking oil, rotten food, the penetrating exhaust from rickshaws, and, at times, sex.
Retrieved They would never come alone since women should not venture outdoors unaccompanied.
In an interview with the AP, with his uncle interpreting, Yaous' tiny body shivered as he told of his ordeal. He had been on his way to college but stopped at the mosque to use the washroom. In this Jan. It was near the end of December last year - a holiday at the madrassa.
The government of Prime Minister Imran Khan has promised to modernize the curriculum and make the madrassas more accountable, but there is little oversight. The sexual assault was unexpected and brutal.