Mahira Khan starrer “Verna” is set to release this November the 17th and the director Shoaib Mansoor had the following to say about his film and his take on sexual abuse in his recent facebook post.
“Rape is one of the most prevalent and ugly forms of crimes against women in Pakistan. Although the women’s movement has tried to grapple with this scourge and worked with the law makers as well as the law enforcing agencies, the mindset of the society remains the biggest challenge that needs to be tackled,”
He further wrote,
“According to Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, one woman is raped in Pakistan every two hours. Globally Pakistan has been ranked third from the bottom as the most dangerous country for women in the world.”
He went on to write,