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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.BBC News YouTube Channel
In This Story: Rape
Rape is a type of sexual assault usually involving sexual intercourse or other forms of sexual penetration carried out against a person without that person’s consent.