Tag: Rape

Thousands protest in Myanmar over toddler rape case

Thousands of protesters marched in Yangon Saturday as outrage over the rape of a two-year-old spilled onto the streets following a viral online campaign in a case that has left Myanmar society reeling. The assault took place in May in Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw but a...

Malaysian woman working in SG alleges that she was almost raped on a bus

A Malaysian woman who works in Singapore alleged that she was almost the victim of rape as she travelled on a bus back to Johor Bahru. The older sister of the victim, Ashlynn Yong, wrote a series of events that happened to her sister as...

Brutal rape and murder of eight year-old girl in India

Following the brutal gang rape and murder of eight year-old girl Asifa Bano, an image has been circulating on Facebook regarding a ‘Section 233’ of the Indian penal code. The image states that a new law has been passed by the Indian government. It reads,...

Grab driver joins Uber drivers in despicable acts

A drunken woman said she was sexually assaulted at the wee hours in the morning by a Grab driver. Serdang OCPD Asst Comm Megat Mohamad Aminudin Megat Alias said police received a report from a 29-year-old woman who claimed that she was raped by a...

India: Supreme Court upholds death sentence in rape-murder case

The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the Delhi High Court and trial court decision to award death to all four convicts in the December 16, 2012 gang rape and murder. The judgment was received with an applause from those in the court. The convicts’ lawyer, AP Singh,...

Malaysia: 28,741 rape cases in last nine years!

The recently released country report on Human Rights by the United States revealed that Malaysia saw a massive 28, 741 rape cases between 2005 and 2014. These figures, the report said were according to women’s groups, indicates on average 10 women in the country were...

Posing as movie talent scout, he drugged and raped 170 women

He offered victims a drink, which he would drug to immobilize or knock them out. Then he would rape them. The Court heard that he sometimes posed as a model agent or movie talent scout and occasionally pretended to be a professional dancer, lawyer or...

Why women need not be victims

TODAY newspaper opinion piece titled ‘Women’s right to refuse’ is a classic example of contemporary feminist thought. The writer, Ms Kokila Annamalai, claims that “Men should not have to prove their masculinity by committing violence against women, while women should have the right to...

Rapes in US: 1 in 5 women, and 1 in 71 men, face the crime in their lifetimes

A report just released and prepared by the White House Council on Women and Girls, and the Office of the Vice President revealed the shocking statistics Consider the below. Female victims Nearly 1 in 5 women – or nearly 22 million – have been raped in their...