Clothing Has Nothing to Do With ‘Decency’!

[Gender Links]Mbabane -Swazi women may have celebrated too soon when the country ratified the SADC Protocol on Gender and Development in September 2012, a regional instrument that commits all countries in the region to attain gender equality. This follows a “ban” that women must not wear mini-skirts as stipulated in the Crimes Act of 1889. The Act outlaws “immorality and offences in public places or places of public resort and control of places of public interest.” Mini-skirts are considered indecent, a clear infringement on wom