Indonesia's family resilience Bill may see uphill battle for deliberation as opposition mounts

One of the most contentious articles in the controversial legislation stipulates that women must "take care of household affairs", "maintain family's unity", and "fulfil their husbands' rights in line with religious norms, social ethics and prevailin
One of the most contentious articles in the controversial legislation stipulates that women must "take care of household affairs", "maintain family's unity", and "fulfil their husbands' rights in line with religious norms, social ethics and prevailing laws".PHOTO: REUTERS

JAKARTA - Indonesia's Parliament appears set to scrap a "family resilience" Bill proposed by conservatives that would have made it mandatory for women to stay at home and treat their husbands well.

Following a public outcry that the planned legislation is in breach of citizens' privacy, the House of Representatives, or DPR, said it would further review the proposal.

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