Zainab Ansari’s rape and murder has shocked Pakistan, and as the news spread out on the social media, people are giving their support and condolences to the family. Zainab’s murder has caused uproar in Pakistan, where people are demanding justice and the immediate arrest of the culprits. The seven year old girl’s body was found in garbage bin near her house, it was reported that she had been raped and then strangled. In a moment to protest the violence the young girl, Television anchor, Kiran Naz, took her young daughter on air with her. During the show, she said, “Today I’m not your host Kiran Naz. I’m a mother and that is why I’m sitting here with my daughter. It is said that the smaller the corpse, the heavier it feels. Today, a tiny corpse is lying on the streets of Kasur and the entire Pakistan is crushed under its weight.”
Kiran’s comments recieved acclaim and support from everyone on twitter, calling her compassionate and powerful. Zainab’s case has now causes uproar in the International news outlets as well, as people have come to the streets to call for justice for the girl, asking the authorities to identify and arrest the culprits.
They have also asked to have more stricter rules and the police to up their authorities in the places where women might be vulnerable. Two people have already died due to people’s clash with the police authorities and it seems that there will be a necessary change in the law making policies in the Nation and efforts will be made to make the lives of women and little girls a little more safer so that none of them have to suffer the same fate as Zainab.