Teenage magazine sparks anger over 'victim-blaming' rape advice

Teenage magazine sparks anger over 'victim-blaming' rape advice

An advice columnist's response to a letter about rape has sparked an angry backlash in Singapore and accusations of victim-blaming.
In the letter to Teenage magazine's agony aunt, the writer, apparently a teenage girl, said she was raped by a friend and had "no-one to turn to".
The Dear Kelly columnist said in reply that she had "acted like a girl who had been around" and should be "grateful he wore a condom".
It also added that she was too "naive".
The teenage girl recounted a series of events in which she had lied to her parents to stay over at a... read more

14 November 2016 in World News, Views: 34
Source: BBC

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