The cost of calling out a ‘rape joke’ – BBC News

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    Seventeen-year-old Malaysian student Ain called out a teacher’s insensitivity on social media.

    There was widespread support for her criticism of rape culture in the classroom. But it also sparked a backlash against her, highlighting the difficulties children face in questioning inappropriate behaviour and harassment, and the willingness of authorities to address it.

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