Unlike neighbouring Singapore, Malaysia has no dedicated anti-harassment or anti-stalking legislation. Photo: Shutterstock

Singapore has anti-stalking laws. Why doesn’t Malaysia?

  • Women’s groups in Kuala Lumpur believe the practice is commonplace, but goes unreported because of a lack of protection for victims
  • Research shows up to 90 per cent of murders by intimate partners are preceded by stalking, but Malaysia lags a global trend towards criminalising it
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Unlike neighbouring Singapore, Malaysia has no dedicated anti-harassment or anti-stalking legislation. Photo: Shutterstock
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