“He raped me after giving food”, says 12-year-old Herat boy

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): “He would always chase me, telling me that he will give me everything I want and it was until he deceivingly took me to his house and raped me there,” recalls a 12-year-old boy.

Jawad (not real name), a resident of western Herat province, comes from a poor family. He works as a scavenger to earn money and feed his family.