Shaniera Akram, the wife of former Pakistani cricketer Wasim Akram, raising her voice against sexual abuse, has asked victims to not stand back and “scream” at the abusers on the spot.
Shaniera, in a tweet on Tuesday, said: “Sexual abuse is happening in most common places all over Pakistan.”
Some of the toughest men Pakistan has ever produced are showing their softer side & colouring one nail to represent the millions of children who suffer every day at the hand of an adult. Our Pakistani heroes say “We WILL NOT tolerate child abuse in our country” 💪#PolishedManPk pic.twitter.com/pM4fBf8W3q— Shaniera Akram (@iamShaniera) October 18, 2020
“If you are in public and someone touches you inappropriately, I’m giving you permission to turn around, point your finger at them and scream as loud as you can MUJHE HAATH MAT LAGAO,” she added.
Shaniera’s statement comes days after she took to Twitter to promote the Polished Man campaign that aims to portray a “softer side” of men in the country and raise awareness about child abuse.