Child sex abuse in Pakistan's religious schools is endemic

In this Feb. 4, 2020 photo, Pakistani student Muhimman returns home from school in Pakpattan, Pakistan. Earlier this year, a cleric at the religious school he faithfully attended raped him. The Associated Press collected dozens of police reports from police stations across Pakistan that allege sexual harassment, rape and physical abuse by Islamic clerics teaching in madrassas or religious schools in Pakistan, where many of the country’s poorest study. 

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