Twitter reacts to the rejection of the Domestic Violence Bill

“its a scary day to be a woman in Pakistan” one user wrote

Mahnoor Jalal

Mahnoor Jalal


Trigger warning: domestic violence, mention of rape

Twitter was shocked today to find out that the Domestic Violence Bill which protected women and children from domestic abuse in their homes, was being removed. Commentator and columnist Ansar Abbasi shared the letter on Twitter where he praised the decision to repeal the Domestic Violence Bill, which he said was “highly controversial” and “un-Islamic”. Here are some of the reactions to the announcement: