Youths and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said he personally viewed sexual harassment issues as serious. — Picture by Yusof Mat IsaKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 8 — Women’s outfits should not be used as an excuse for sexual harassment, Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said.
Most women become victims in the issue and it is not fair that various reasons are brought against them.
He said he personally viewed sexual harassment issues as serious, which if not dealt with, can become a crime.
“I personally agree with the proposal that the (Sexual Harassment Act) is enacted by the government... although some provisions may be used against those who commit this offence under the Penal Code, but we need a special act.