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Melody Ho29 Nov 2009 23:28
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Wong Chen Seong29 Nov 2009 22:48
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HANNAH CHIN29 Nov 2009 21:30
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Benedict Lin29 Nov 2009 20:53
I believe Section 375(4) and Section 376A(5) to be antiquated, and to fail to acknowledge the rights and equality of women. In these two sections, the law continues to treat married women as the property of men. Marital rape immunity therefore must be repealed.
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Lee Wei Han Shaun29 Nov 2009 20:51
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Rajen Makhijani29 Nov 2009 18:09
Support this appeal wholeheartedly
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Anonymous29 Nov 2009 16:48
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Darshini29 Nov 2009 16:13
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Hassaram Rajendra Dayal29 Nov 2009 15:39
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Charlene Khoo29 Nov 2009 15:19
Dear PM Lee,
I work in a shelter for domestic violence victims. The women who come into shelter describe the abuses they experience to me in detail and almost without exception, they describe situations in which they are forced to have sex with their husbands against their will. Many women don't call themselves victims of rape. But the tears and mental anguish they carry with them for years afterwards say otherwise. Sexual abuse in marital relationships are part of a continuum of violence that exists in almost all abusive relationships. Being forced to have sex is an act of violence steps away from being physically abused by one's husband. I urge you to repeal these Codes in order to recognize the pain and silence that women have suffered as a result of these outdated Codes. With this repeal, I believe many more Singaporean women will no longer continue to feel silenced and shamed by the extreme abuses they experience within their own homes.

Thank you.
Charlene Khoo
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Angelika Christine Dahlke29 Nov 2009 15:13
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Sibyl29 Nov 2009 15:01
rape is wrong, no matter who commits it.
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Anonymous29 Nov 2009 14:49
It is sad that in this day of age such an issue still exists.
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Stefni Tay29 Nov 2009 13:54
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Anonymous29 Nov 2009 13:21
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Anonymous29 Nov 2009 12:28
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Jasbir Singh29 Nov 2009 12:12
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Anonymous29 Nov 2009 11:35
Raping just lame and its not fair to those whose hurt.
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Anonymous29 Nov 2009 11:24
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ZEE29 Nov 2009 10:58
Repeal it please...