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President Arif Alvi approves Anti-Rape Ordinance 2020

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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: President Dr. Arif Alvi has approved the Anti-Rape Ordinance 2020 under which Special Courts will be set up across the Country to expedite the trial of Rape Cases on a priority basis.

The Special Courts will dispose of the Rape Cases within four months.

The Anti-Rape Ordinance 2020 also suggests the setting up of Anti-Rape Crisis Cells by the prime minister, which will be authorized to conduct medico-legal examination within six hours of the incident.

A record will be prepared at the national level with the help of the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) to register the perpetrators of sexual abuse.

The Ordinance prohibits revealing of the identity of rape victims and make it a punishable offense.

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