A woman walks alone at dusk in Singapore. Activists say sexual violence and harassment is not taken seriously enough in the country. Photo: EPA-EFE A woman walks alone at dusk in Singapore. Activists say sexual violence and harassment is not taken seriously enough in the country. Photo: EPA-EFE
A woman walks alone at dusk in Singapore. Activists say sexual violence and harassment is not taken seriously enough in the country. Photo: EPA-EFE

Singapore activists claim students at top universities get off lightly in cases of violence against women

  • National University of Singapore (NUS) student Yin Zi Qin was jailed for just 12 days in July after trying to strangle his ex-girlfriend
  • The Aim for Zero campaign and women’s rights group Aware believe the academic potential of male perpetrators is prioritised over victims of sex crimes

Topic |   Sexual harassment and assault
A woman walks alone at dusk in Singapore. Activists say sexual violence and harassment is not taken seriously enough in the country. Photo: EPA-EFE A woman walks alone at dusk in Singapore. Activists say sexual violence and harassment is not taken seriously enough in the country. Photo: EPA-EFE
A woman walks alone at dusk in Singapore. Activists say sexual violence and harassment is not taken seriously enough in the country. Photo: EPA-EFE
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