Tag: violence against women

Three young friends jailed for robbing prostitutes

Singapore — Three friends thought that an easy way to make money would be by robbing prostitutes. One of them not only robbed a 53-year-old sex worker but also raped her afterwards. Mendel See Li Quan (19), a Malaysian national, has been sentenced to seven...

Abusive husband most likely suspect in killing Filipino domestic helper

Singapore — The State Coroner revealed that the Filipino domestic helper found dead last year along Tampines Road was possibly killed by her husband. On Sept 6, 2018, 34-year-old Jonalyn Alvarez Raviz was discovered dead and decomposing in a field along Tampines Road. According to State...

India most unsafe followed by Indonesia and the Philippines for women in Asia Pacific

A recent study conducted by ValueChampion, a Singaporean research company, ranked India as the least safest country in the Asia Pacific, followed by Indonesia, then the Philippines. Indicators for the ranking included women’s access to healthcare, laws and policies for women’s safety, access to family...