Jump in rape cases in Singapore involving girls under 14

Changing attitudes towards sex and increasing parental awareness of statutory rape laws could be reasons the number of rape cases in Singapore has jumped by almost half, say experts.

 Police revealed yesterday that 91 rape cases were reported in the first six months of this year - 30 more than the 61 over the same period last year. There were 120 reported rape cases in the whole of last year, marking a gradual slide over recent years, until now. -

 See more at: http://www.straitstimes.com/news/singapore/courts-crime/story/jump-rape-cases-singapore-involving-girls-under-14-20140814#sthash.A5hN9ddK.dpuf

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