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Indonesian club aims to teach obedience to wives

Monday June 20, 2011 08:09:33 AM, Associated Press

Jakarta: A new club in Indonesia that aims to encourage women to be pious and totally obedient to their husbands has generated an outcry from activists.

Gina Puspita, leader of the “Klub Taat Suami,” or “Obedient to Husband Club,” says the newly formed group already has about 300 members in several Indonesian cities.

Husein Muhammad, a member of the commission on women’s rights, said Sunday that the club, founded under the Malaysian-based Islamic group Global Ikhwan, would not get support in Indonesia.

The club was launched Saturday night in a ceremony in the capital, Jakarta, attended by about 50 women and their husbands.

 

 

 

 


 

 

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