Victims under 18 make up half of rape cases in past 5 years

Psychiatrist Munidasa Winslow said sexual abuse is one of the worst adverse childhood experiences. PHOTO: THE NEW PAPER
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About half of rape cases reported to the police in the past five years involved victims aged under 18.

More than a quarter of outrage of modesty cases also involved such young victims.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 03, 2020, with the headline Victims under 18 make up half of rape cases in past 5 years. Subscribe