Indonesian Security Minister Mohammad Mahfud . Photo: HandoutIndonesian Security Minister Mohammad Mahfud . Photo: Handout
Indonesian Security Minister Mohammad Mahfud . Photo: Handout

‘Coronavirus is like your wife’: Indonesian Security Minister Mohammad Mahfud under fire for online remarks

  • ‘Initially you tried to control it, then you realise that you can’t,’ Mahfud said in YouTube clip. ‘Then you learn to live with it.’
  • Women’s rights groups criticised Mahfud’s comments, saying they reflected both misogynistic attitudes and an incompetent response to the pandemic
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Indonesian Security Minister Mohammad Mahfud . Photo: HandoutIndonesian Security Minister Mohammad Mahfud . Photo: Handout
Indonesian Security Minister Mohammad Mahfud . Photo: Handout
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