Zero tolerance for rape culture

We must teach boys not to rape and make perpetrators of violence accountable for their unacceptable behaviour. Photos: Unsplash

Rape is a crime. It is certainly not fodder for jokes and threats about rape should never be taken lightly. However, when a 17-year-old student recently highlighted inappropriate comments and “jokes” about rape made by a teacher, she was not only gaslighted on social media but threatened with rape by a male schoolmate.

Though shaken by the threat, Ain Husniza Saiful Nizam isn’t backing down.

Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!

sexual harassment , rape culture , Ain , women , girls , sexism


Next In Family

Starchild: Let's dive into Malaysian kids' magical world of dreams
Study: Strong parent-child ties may offset negative effects of social media
Specially-designed Qipao auctioned off to raise funds for domestic violence survivors
Is playing rugby dangerous? On the contrary, it’s safe, says a governing body
Death positivity: How accepting mortality can help families manage a loss
Dynamic resource aims to help prevent online gender-based violence
Social workers are our unsung heroes and must be recognised
Starchild: Malaysian children's fascination with butterflies
Delay in tabling Social Work Profession Bill negatively impacts those in need
Elevating the standard of senior care in Malaysia

Others Also Read