'Stop nagging, use makeup': Malaysia coronavirus advice to womenA member of the Hazardous Material Unit Team (HAZMAT) sprays disinfectant near a residential area during the Movement Control Order, limiting the activities of people in Malaysia as a preventive measure against the spread of the novel coronavirus, in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday. (AFP photo)KUALA LUMPUR: Coronavirus lockdown advice issued by Malaysia that urges women to dress up at home and avoid nagging their husbands sparked a sexism row on Tuesday, with critics saying it promotes gender stereotypes. "How did we go from preventing baby dumping, fighting domestic violence to some sad variant of the Obedient Wives Club?" "No tips on how to deal with domestic violence?" Women's groups have warned lockdowns could see a rise in domestic violence, with women trapped with their abusers.
Source: Bangkok Post March 31, 2020 07:52 UTC