Obedient Wives Club angers Malaysian women

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The Independent Online

A group has urged wives to avoid marital problems by fulfilling their husbands' sexual desires like prostitutes. The Obedient Wives Club, set up by a group of Muslim women in Malaysia, said domestic violence, infidelity and prostitution stemmed from a lack of belief in God and a failure of women to satisfy their husbands.

Rights groups say the club's portrayal of women is demeaning. "Abusive men often use women's behaviour as a sick justification, but in the end, their actions are their responsibility," said Ratna Osman, of Sisters-in-Islam.