Wives' Sex Strike ends Violence

17.09.2011 Misc #Sex #War #Women

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Eine Gruppe von Ehefrauen hat auf den Philippinen einen lokalen Konflikt beendet, in dem sie in Sex-Streik gegangen sind. Denn Frauen haben tatsächlich die Macht des Universums, aber das wissen ja eigentlich sowieso alle.

Women in the southern Philippines have brought peace to their strife-torn village by threatening to withhold sex if their men kept fighting, the UN refugee agency said today.

The "sex strike'' in rural Dado village on the often lawless southern island of Mindanao in July helped end tensions and bring some prosperity to the 102 families living there, said UNHCR national officer Rico Salcedo. "The area is in a town which is subject to conflict, family feuds, land disputes. The idea came personally from the women." […]

Her husband, Lengs Kupong, recalled his wife telling him: "If you do bad things, you will be cut off, here,'' he said, motioning below his waist.

Wives' sex strike halts Dado village violence