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Statement by EMPOWER - JAIS Sermon Perpetuates Rape Myths

  • Posted on: 10 February 2015
  • By: Daniella

JAIS Sermon Perpetuates Rape Myths
9 February 2015

 
Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor (EMPOWER) is appalled to read that the Selangor Islamic Religious Department (JAIS) has released a Friday sermon claiming that women covering their “aurat” would prevent rape. Once again, rape victims are blamed while rapists are absolved of responsibility over their actions.