Violence against Women
World bank discussion paper no. 255
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Wife beating is an accepted custom...we are wasting our time debating the issue.
A wife married is like a pony bought; I'll ride her and whip her as I like."
"Women should wear purdah [head-to-toe covering] to ensure that innocent men do not get unnecessarily excited by women's bodies and are not unconsciously forced into becoming rapists. If women do not want to fall prey to such men, they should take the necessary precautions instead of forever blaming the men..
Comment made by a parliamentarian of the ruling Barisan National Party during floor defies on reform of rape laws in Malaysia (Heise 1391).
The boys never meant any harm to the girls. They just wanted to rape.
Breast bruised, brains battered, Skin scarred, soul shattered, Can't scream-neighbors stare, Cry for help-no one's there.
The child was sexually aggressive.
Are you a virgin? If you are not a virgin, why do you complain? This is normal.
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