KUALA LUMPUR: a study by women’s team Sisters In Islam (SIS) reveals that conservative values continue to be commonplace among Muslim women within the nation even though there was some progress with regards to demanding better equality.
The study, en titled “Perceptions and Realities: the general public and Personal Rights of Muslims in Malaysia”, unveiled that 97% of women agreed which they must obey their husbands and therefore a woman’s obedience describes her as being a “good wife”.
“This uncompromising responsibility to obey one’s husband has generated numerous circumstances where wives never have taken into account damage or injustices which may be invested in them,” SIS stated.
About 21% of this 675 participants thought that a spouse can hit their partner, citing the style of “nusyuz”, or refusing to obey a husband’s wants or commands. Read more