Call for Pietermaritzburg woman to open case after being harassed for her outfit

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A screenshot from the video of a woman who was allegedly being harassed for wearing pants that revealed her thighs. She had to  run away from a crowd and stand facing the wall to hide her thighs.
A screenshot from the video of a woman who was allegedly being harassed for wearing pants that revealed her thighs. She had to run away from a crowd and stand facing the wall to hide her thighs.

Are women free to dress however they want?

The answer to the question is quite simple, really. Women have the freedom to dress however they want, but what is concerning is how society continues to victimise women because of how they are dressed, and shame them for wearing clothing that is “too revealing” in public.

The most recent example is the widely shared video on social networks of a woman dressed in pants that are long and flimsy at the back, but only just cover her underwear in the front — leaving her thighs and legs visible.

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