Ugandan law student barred from class for wearing 'short' skirt

2016-11-28 17:05
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Kampala – A Ugandan law student says she has been barred from class because her knee-length skirt was deemed 'distracting to men and boys', a report said on Monday.

According to BBC, Joaninne Nanyange said that such rules reinforced a system under which women were being made responsible for the actions of men who harassed and attacked them.

See her tweet below. 

In June, at least 1300 high school children in Apac District in the east African country went on strike after the school banned mini-skirts.

According to  All-Africa  the school administration confiscated all mini-skirts and tight trousers, a move which reportedly annoyed the students.

The students moved to destroy the school property after the ban.



Read more on:    uganda  |  east  |  africa

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