Welcome to Feminism around the globe, a feature that is weekly at TMS where we concentrate on women’s life and feminist issues… around the globe. TMS is a US-based site, but we think it is crucial to get in touch with women all around the globe to applaud successes, report injustices, and amplify the conversation around approaches to gender-based inequality. We’ve written about ladies in other countries before, but we’d now love to allow it to be a more constant concern. Because “we are none of us free. until many of us are free,” – Teresa
Malaysia: Rapists Marry Child Brides to flee Prosecution
There are two main items that are particularly incorrect in Malaysia now. First, rape in a wedding is certainly not unlawful. Therefore, as soon as you get hitched, rape “ceases to occur.” Second, adult males can legitimately marry kids. Those two things employed in tandem make life being a young woman in Malaysia particularly difficult.
As reported by Al Jazeera, there were two cases of girls within their teens that are early forced to marry their so-called rapists in the us of Sabah and Sarawak, where alleged rapists married girls as early as 13 or 14. Continue reading Feminism round the World: Malaysian Rapists Marry Child By Teresa Jusino Aug sixteenth, 2016, 5:59 pm