Am I distracting you?

Everyone has the right to dress the way they want, as long as it does not violate the public order. Unfortunately this right is often violated. Shoulders are not distracting. Clothing is not something to ask for permission and consent.

The UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women condemns any limitation based on sex that aims to weaken or minimize the recognition or fulfillment of women, regardless of their marital status (article 1).

Authors: Deyan Valentinov, Ivelina Tikhomirova (XIb grade) and Silvia Alexandrova (IXa grade) from the “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Montana.

Reflection Questions:

  • What does freedom of expression include?
  • Does the choice of clothing fall into freedom of expression?