Experts: Scars remain deep for rape and incest victims


PETALING JAYA: Besides suffering the physical trauma and stigma of rape and incest, survivors also face severe psychological damage. “Rape cases not only see the survivors experiencing the trauma of being on the receiving end of such crimes but also the stigma that comes with being a victim.

“Permanent psychological damage would result for survivors of both rape and incest,” said Suriana Welfare Society chairman Dr James Nayagam.

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