Learn how Malaysians have been experiencing acts of stalking and harassment, what they perceive stalking behaviours to be, and reasons they do not report these incidents.

Here are some key insights:

  • 51% of Malaysians have heard of stalking before and think it is wrong, while 21% have heard of it and do not think it is wrong.
  • The top 3 negative actions from alleged stalkers are spreading negative rumors about the victim (50%), spreading negative rumors about someone close to the victim (28%), and spreading negative rumors about the victims family (15%).
  • 53% of those who did not make a police report say they did not think the action was serious enough to make a police report, while 18% say they did not think the police would take their report seriously.

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The views and opinions expressed in the report above are an aggregate analysis taken from 1,008 respondents sampled according to Malaysian Census and Malaysian Internet Census data* as stated with the limitations above. This aggregate analysis does not necessarily mirror the values and opinions of Vase Technologies Sdn Bhd (1152290-M). Vase Technologies is the operator of a platform to collect user opinions, and as such will not take any liability for the statements above. In case of any damages or other liabilities arising, no party can be liable as the data above is taken in aggregate.