President Dr. Arif Alvi approved the Anti-Rape Ordinance 2021. The ordinance will help expedite cases of sexual abuse against women and children. Special courts will be set up across the country to expedite trials and cases of rape accused as soon as possible.
Anti-Rape Ordinance 2021 – Brief Details
♦ Special courts to deal with rape cases within four months.
♦ Under the ordinance, the prime minister will set up anti-rape crisis cells.
♦ Crisis Cell will be authorized to conduct medico-legal examination within 06 hours.
♦ With the help of NADRA, a register of sexual offenders will be prepared at the national level.
♦ The ordinance prohibits the identification of rape victims and makes it a punishable offense