Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy launches the ninth animated short film from AAGAHI to address women’s rights on “Sexual Harassment”

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SOC Films has released the ninth animated short film from the series “AAGAHI focusing on the topic of sexual harassment. AAGAHI is a public service campaign, which aims to educate women about their legal rights in Pakistan.

In Pakistan, the National Commission on the Status of Women found that almost 50 per cent of women interviewed from the public sector had faced sexual harassment at one time or another. This ninth animated short film describes what behaviours constitute sexual harassment, the multiple environments it often takes place in, and the laws that exist in order to protect victims and prosecute wrongdoers for this offending behaviour. The short film goes on to inform the viewer on how to make an official complaint, and proceed if involved in an incident.

The video includes contact information for various helplines and counseling services and legal support services available to victims of sexual harassment in Pakistan.