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#ViajoSola: Why are we still victim blaming solo female travellers?

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Earlier this year a Japanese musician, Asami Nagakiya, was killed at a carnaval in Trinidad. A lover of the local culture who frequently performed in the procession, Asami had visited the event on several occasions. This time her body was found in the bushes after she was strangled and left for dead. The city’s Mayor, Raymond Tim Kee, said her murder was her own fault.

“The woman has the responsibility to ensure that [she is] not abused,” he said of the situation.
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