Women wearing miniskirts are seen at the South Korea Formula One Grand Prix in 2012. The government says revealing outfits go against Cambodia’s traditions. Photo: EPAWomen wearing miniskirts are seen at the South Korea Formula One Grand Prix in 2012. The government says revealing outfits go against Cambodia’s traditions. Photo: EPA
Women wearing miniskirts are seen at the South Korea Formula One Grand Prix in 2012. The government says revealing outfits go against Cambodia’s traditions. Photo: EPA

Cambodia targets short skirts, see-through shirts with new modesty law

  • The draft legislation would ban men from going out shirtless and stop women from wearing anything ‘too short’ or ‘too see-through’
  • Officials say the law will help preserve traditions, but critics fear it will be used as a tool to control and oppress women

Topic |   Cambodia
Women wearing miniskirts are seen at the South Korea Formula One Grand Prix in 2012. The government says revealing outfits go against Cambodia’s traditions. Photo: EPAWomen wearing miniskirts are seen at the South Korea Formula One Grand Prix in 2012. The government says revealing outfits go against Cambodia’s traditions. Photo: EPA
Women wearing miniskirts are seen at the South Korea Formula One Grand Prix in 2012. The government says revealing outfits go against Cambodia’s traditions. Photo: EPA
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