Pakistan's leader blamed a rise in rape cases on how women dress, saying 'vulgarity' has 'consequences' and men lack 'willpower'

13 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan is facing allegations of victim-blaming after attributing a rise in rape cases to how women dress.
"Not every man has willpower. If you keep on increasing vulgarity, it will have consequences," Khan said during a television interview on Monday, per the New York Times , prompting widespread backlash. The Pakistani leader said women should adhere to "purdah," referring to a concept involving women wearing modest or concealing clothing and the segregation of the sexes.
Human rights groups and even Khan's first wife have condemned his...
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