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JAHAN NAMA: Sexual Abuse in Pakistani Madrassas Discussed

An investigation by the Associated Press has found that sexual abuse is a pervasive and longstanding problem at madrassas, religious schools, in Pakistan.

But in a culture where clerics are powerful and sexual abuse is a taboo subject, it is seldom discussed or even acknowledged in public, the report says. 

In this episode of Jahan Nama, host Jamalnaser Farahmand discusses the topic with political analyst Abdul Ghafar Ekhlas Saighani
 

Jahan Nama

JAHAN NAMA: Sexual Abuse in Pakistani Madrassas Discussed

An investigation by the Associated Press has found that sexual abuse is a pervasive and longstanding problem at madrassas, religious schools, in Pakistan.

But in a culture where clerics are powerful and sexual abuse is a taboo subject, it is seldom discussed or even acknowledged in public, the report says. 

In this episode of Jahan Nama, host Jamalnaser Farahmand discusses the topic with political analyst Abdul Ghafar Ekhlas Saighani
 

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