லிப்ஸ்டிக் போட்டால் கற்பழிக்கப்படுவீர்கள் என்று மலேசிய அரசு எச்சரிக்கை விடுத்துள்ளது. ஆகவே லிப்ஸ்டிக், ஹை ஹீல்ஸ் போன்றவற்றை மலேசிய பெண்கள் போடுவதிலிருந்து அவர்களை பாதுகாக்க, அவ்வாறு போடும் பெண்களுக்கு அபராதம் விதிக்கப்படும் என்றும் அறிவித்துள்ளது.
Malaysian city bans heavy make-up, high-heels
Press Trust of India
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 (Kuala Lumpur)
A Malaysian city has banned Muslim women employees from wearing thick make-up, bright coloured lipstick and high-heeled shoes to work to prevent incidents like rape and illicit sex.
Authorities in Kota Baru city in the northern state of Kelantan, which is run by the Islamic party PAS, said the directive was issued to safeguard the morals and dignity of Muslim women working in food outlets and other business premises in the city.
The directive in a municipal council circular of May 25 and signed by its president Shafie Ismail was distributed to business premises in the state capital Kota Baru, official Bernama news agency reported.
The circular said the directive was issued to prevent incidents like rape and illicit sex as well as to safeguard the morals and dignity of Muslim women in Kelantan.
Those who insisted on wearing high-heeled shoes should choose those with rubber soles, the circular said.
The directive on the wearing of lipstick and high-heeled shoes are in addition to the wearing of scarves, which has to cover the chest and not be transparent material, blouses with long sleeves, which were long and loose, as well as socks.
Those who did not adhere to the regulation could be fined up to 500 ringgit (Rs 6,500), the circular said.