18 Jun '11, 8am

MUIS slams Obedient Wives Club

SINGAPORE - A Malaysian group insults women when it calls for Muslim wives to be submissive and try harder to sexually satisfy their husbands, the Republic's highest authority for Muslim matters said yesterday. The Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (MUIS) said it rejects the objectives of Malaysia's Obedient Wives Club. The media reported earlier this week that a group of Singaporean Muslims is considering forming a chapter of the club here. MUIS said: "The club's view that a satisfying sex life is the main solution to solving marital and social problems in the community is one that is myopic. Such a simplistic view is in fact demeaning to women and the institution of marriage and family, which are held in high esteem in Islam.'' Earlier this month, about 800 Muslim women in Malaysia joined the Obedient Wives Club, which was founded by a fringe Islamic group known as ...

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