Pakistan’s Urdu daily Draws Flak for calling Aurat March Participants ‘Whores’

KARACHI – Daily Ummat, a far-right-wing, Karachi-based Urdu-language newspaper, Monday faced severe backlash after referring Aurat March participants as ‘whores’. The use of such unethical and inappropriate language against the women has drawn flak amid the smearing campaign against the Aurat March. On April 5, the Pakistani newspaper published a story about the highest sexual violence cases in 14 countries

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