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How do we decide which sexual harassment cases get attention?

Zan Azlee

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COMMENT | None of us like sexual harassers and predators, right? Well, that’s what I tell myself all the time. I pride myself in wanting to be someone who isn't gendered bias, especially since I have two daughters. How can I ever want them to go through life in a world that is misogynistic and sexist?

I try hard, but I’m not perfect. Going through life as a man is just very different, and I can never imagine the experience faced by women. I can read and listen to their experiences, but I can never say that I actually understand what they go through daily. So, sometimes the initial perspective and response that I give aren’t very well thought out. Basically, it takes me a while to get it. But I try.

Recently, before Chinese New Year, my social media blew up with discussions by keyboard warriors about an incident that happened at a local bookstore in Petaling Jaya called Lit Books...

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