The Sabah Women’s Action-Resource Group says this is why they have been pushing for sex education at schools, for children even as young as four or five years old.
They say the answer lies in a better sexual education syllabus, and an avenue for youngsters to seek guidance.
Court of Appeal allows sentences for incest and unnatural sex to be served concurrently.
Leong Cheok Keng says the lawyer will mitigate for a lower sentence for the 14-year-old.
Senior paediatrician Dr Irene Cheah Guat Sim says some parents think since the child is their ‘property’ they can do what they like with them.
Court of Appeal upholds punishment meted out of by the High Court on public interest grounds and due to the current trend of punishing sexual offenders.
The offences took place at an apartment in Bukit Serdang, Seri Kembangan, Kuala Lumpur.
The former lorry attendant's custodial sentence for incestuous relationship, sodomy and molest has been reduced to 49 years from the initial 75 years.
The father of three was found wrapped only in a towel with the semi-naked victim.
Sahra Mani's documentary "A Thousand Girls Like Me" tells the story of Khatera and her mission to put her father on trial for raping and assaulting her for 13 years.
Judge rebukes man for his action, calling it 'despicable in terms of religion and society’s ethics'.
Agape Vision says failure to do so could see the victims being exposed to a host of life issues including revictimisation.
He was charged with 334 counts of committing incest against his niece last Friday.
This after the man pleaded guilty to five charges of incest and rape over a four-year period.
Teach children to differentiate between non-sexual and sexual contact, she says.
Father is charged with raping his daughter while son is charged separately with raping his sister.
They say the Sarawak state government should reject the proposal, as it is against human rights.
The proposal comes in light of increasing sexual crimes in the state, especially cases involving incest.
Police say one of the suspects, who has a rape-related criminal record, allegedly raped a seven-year-old girl repeatedly since August last year.
Dewan Rakyat is told that about 60% of these cases involve rape, the highest number being in Johor, with Sabah having the highest incidence of incest cases.
The three sisters, aged 8, 9, and 14, have accused their brother of sexually assaulting them.
The 20-year old, who claimed trial, faces a jail term of 30 years with whipping if found guilty.
Judge refuses bail for 38-year-old accused who can be jailed up to 30 years on each rape charge.
The suspect is alleged to have had a secret affair and made his 19-year-old stepdaughter pregnant.
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