Exclusive interview: Posting my story on Instagram about NUS Peeping Tom was last resort, says Monica Baey

Victim of sexual voyeurism at NUS says culprit was getting on with his life while she suffered

Ms Monica Baey said after all that has happened, what she wants to achieve is to set a precedent for such cases in the future, where girls who find themselves in her shoes down the road can feel acknowledged and confident they will be treated fairly.
Ms Monica Baey said after all that has happened, what she wants to achieve is to set a precedent for such cases in the future, where girls who find themselves in her shoes down the road can feel acknowledged and confident they will be treated fairly.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
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SINGAPORE - It was a conversation with a student from the United States that got her thinking.

Ms Monica Baey, 23, and the student from the American University in Washington were both on an exchange programme in Taiwan when they met in February this year. Ms Baey opened up to this friend about her struggles as a victim of sexual voyeurism.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 26, 2019, with the headline 'Posting my story on Instagram was last resort: Monica Baey'. Print Edition | Subscribe