KUALA LUMPUR: a study by women’s group Sisters In Islam (SIS) demonstrates conservative thinking are nevertheless common among Muslim women within the nation though there was some progress when it comes to demanding better equality.
The study, en en en titled “Perceptions and Realities: people and Personal Rights of Muslims in Malaysia”, unveiled that 97% of females agreed as a “good wife” that they must obey their husbands and that a woman’s obedience defines her.
“This uncompromising duty to obey one’s husband has resulted in many circumstances where spouses have never considered damage or injustices which may be dedicated to them,” SIS stated.
About 21% regarding the 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. […]