A woman watches a drone, used by the Malaysian police to remind people to stay at home during a lockdown imposed to contain the spread of Covid-19, in Kuala Lumpur on March 24. Photo: Reuters
Alice Wu
Opinion

Opinion

Alice Wu

Coronavirus quarantine murders and domestic violence mean Malaysian ministry’s sexist advice is no laughing matter

  • The Malaysian women’s affairs ministry putting the onus on wives to maintain harmony in the family during the coronavirus lockdown is particularly insidious given the rise in cases of violence against women worldwide
A woman watches a drone, used by the Malaysian police to remind people to stay at home during a lockdown imposed to contain the spread of Covid-19, in Kuala Lumpur on March 24. Photo: Reuters
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