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Byline: The Nation.
Thai newspapers have reported nearly 7,000 rapes and more than 4,000 cases of sexual violence over the past decade, a recent study revealed yesterday.
In the past five years, more than half of the victims were under the age of 18, 90 per cent of them raped repeatedly and one in every four cases was a gangrape victim, said researcher Kulapa Vajanasara from Mahidol University Institute for Population and Social Research.
The survey, covering reports published between 1958 and 2007, found that some 64 per cent of the articles were about sexual violence, while only 8 per cent were educational.
In the past decade, Thai …