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Let's talk about men's roles in violence against women

Only a minority of men are perpetrators, but all men can play a role in changing social attitudes to help keep would-be offenders in check

Singapore has seen a spate of violent and sexual offences against women making headlines recently. PHOTO: NP FILE
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SINGAPORE- A seemingly mundane picture - a screenshot of a WhatsApp message that reads: "Text me when you get home" - has been making its rounds on Instagram.

The message, while innocuous, speaks volumes of how a walk home for a woman can turn unsafe, and how her safe journey home is not guaranteed. The post, which has gone viral, was created by a woman following news of the murder of 33-year-old Sarah Everard in London early last month.

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