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Asian Female

If I talked to my parents, they might support me

For my parents, I'm not too sure, because from when I was young to now, my parents did not mention it too much to me, so I don’t really know about them. However, my father always tells me that if someone did something bad to me, I should do something worse to them. So if I had this kind of experience and I talked to my parents, they might support me and also respond to this policy, I think.


  • Describe possible legal and institutional consequences for respondents found to have engaged in sexual violence. Provide indication of the range of consequences likely to follow a range of policy violations.