Malaysia urges women to wear makeup and ‘stop nagging’ their husbands in a ‘sexist’ ad campaign about preventing domestic disputes during coronavirus locking
- The State Department urged women not to dress casually while working from home
- Women were also advised to keep their kitchen and living room clean
- Malaysia has ordered 32 million people to stay at home to stop the spread of viruses
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Malaysian authorities have advised women to wear makeup and avoid nagging their husbands during coronavirus locking, leading to sexism.
The Southeast Asian nation has ordered its 32 million people to stay at home to combat the spread of the coronavirus, which has infected more than 2,700 people there.
In a series of Facebook posts, the Malaysian women’s ministry provided tips on how women should behave during closing.
One included a photo of a couple hanging clothes together next to a caption advising women to ‘nag’ about their husbands ‘nag’.
Images like this were shared by a ministry in Malaysia urging women to wear makeup and not dress casually
Another post said women should imitate the squeaky voice of Doraemon, a cartoon robot cat from Japan that is popular in Asia.
Other posts advised women who work at home to wear makeup and dress neatly rather than casual wear.
Women were also advised to keep their kitchens and living rooms clean to stay clear during quarantine.
Some reports were removed on Tuesday after a wave of criticism, with many accusing the government of sexism.
This image suggested that women should keep their kitchens and living rooms clean during the coronavirus lock
“This must be an urgent problem,” said a Facebook post. How will dressing up and applying make-up at home (prevent) COVID-19? Pray, tell? ‘
“It is already 2020, please continue. Concentrate on more important things for women, ”read another.
There is a worldwide fear of a wave of domestic violence, in which women are unable to leave a house where they may not feel safe.
A government helpline for vulnerable people, including victims of domestic violence, has seen an increase of more than 50 percent in Malaysia since the start of the shutdown on March 18, local media reported.
Malaysia currently has 2,766 confirmed cases and 43 deaths, the latest figures from the Ministry of Health.