Shahzeb Khanzada leaves Ziaullah Bangash speechless over Abaya notification
Advisers Elementary & Secondary Education KP stood by his stance.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) made Chaddars, abayas or gowns necessary in all public schools.
The announcement made by KP Advisor on Education Ziaullah Khan Bangash.
The circular was taken back following the uproar.
Bangash, however, stood by his stane and defended it in the television show.
Proposing a unique solution to the issue of harassment and eve-teasing, cases that are sharply rising in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, DEOs came up with the idea of imposing veils in schools.
The initial notification made it mandatory for the female students studying in government schools of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) to cover themselves. The district education officer made imposed the compulsion for the principals and headmistresses of government schools to make sure that the female students, from secondary to higher level, wear an abaya, gown or chador to cover themselves.
— PTI Hazara Official (@PTIHazara) September 16, 2019
According to the provincial officers, the step was taken to ensure safety against harassment and ‘unethical’ incident.
“Instruct all students to use gown/abaya or chador to veil/conceal/cover-up their-self in order to protect them from any unethical incident,” the circular said. (read more here)
Shahzeb Khanzada leaves Bangash speechless:
لڑکوں کیساتھ جنسی ہراسانی کے واقعات کی تعداد اتنی ہی ہے جتنی لڑکیوں کیساتھ۔ لڑکوں کو خیبر پختونخوا حکومت کیا کیا پہننے کی تاکید کرے گی تاکہ ان کیساتھ یہ واقعات نہ ہوں ؟ pic.twitter.com/sQEM9AjVS7
— Shahzeb Khanzada (@shazbkhanzdaGEO) September 16, 2019
GEO News anchor Shahzeb Khanzada targeted some rigid questions towards Bangash over the controversial move. Shahzeb stressed that how did the government reach the conclusion that it is the fault of the girls and forcing a dress code
Bangash, however, failed to answer every question posed his way. He said that it has been made mandatory by ‘religion’ and they are proposing an ‘Islamic’ solution to the problem. However, Khanzada maintains that the priority should be holding the harassers accountable, effective legislation and implementation, not defining dress code for young girls.
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