A Productive Look is a blog by Jas Johl, a women's policy expert with a degree in Comparative Social Policy from Oxford University and a passion to share ideas about women's policy advances.

Indian minister warns tourists not to wear skirts

Indian minister warns tourists not to wear skirts

"On Aug. 28, the country’s minister for tourism and culture, Mahesh Sharma, detailed a list of dos and don’ts that would be presented to tourists at the airport as part of a welcome kit. Speaking to the media in Agra, the north Indian city that is home to the Taj Mahal, Sharma said: “(The list) has instructions like if they are in small cities, they should not roam around alone at night or wear skirts.”

Sharma’s comments, in response to a question about promoting safety for female tourists, come as India faces a persistent reputation of being unsafe for women, particularly foreign tourists, following frequent incidents of harassment, assault, and even rape across the country."

Read the full piece at Quartz, here

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