I heard Professor Stuber on First Coast Connect talking about dress codes that target women and the possible effect on women’s self esteem. You can hear it at this LINK
School Dress Codes starts around minute 33
I grew up hearing how women’s dress caused men to rape them. It angers me. Why can’t men be trained? I don’t think it is the woman’s dress that causes some men’s bad behavior. Boys should be taught manners and respect and the difference between yes and no.
The choice of attire belongs to the individual. People’s reaction to that dress is their own responsibility.
this LINK is to a GREAT article about dress codes and norms. It brings up a lot of things to consider. When we criticize anyone’s dress, are we considering their background and their family situation? Perhaps we could all be a little kinder.