Girls make their way home after school in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters

Survey finds 70 per cent of Malaysian Muslim women believe polygamy is a right for men

  • The survey by NGO Sisters in Islam also found that 21 per cent of respondents believed a husband had a right to strike a wife
  • Prominent women’s rights activist Marina Mahathir says there is a disconnect between what Muslim women expect and what happens in real life
Topic |   Malaysia

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Girls make their way home after school in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters
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Malaysia's Sultan Muhammad V and Oksana Voevodina during happier times. File photo

Malaysia’s Sultan Muhammad V ‘did not abandon’ Russian beauty queen wife Oksana Voevodina

  • Lawyer for the royal disputes claims in the MailOnline that he did not offer financial help when her pregnancy ran into difficulties
  • The pair divorced soon after the birth of their first child, ending a marriage that had shocked Malaysia
Topic |   Malaysia

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Malaysia's Sultan Muhammad V and Oksana Voevodina during happier times. File photo
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