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Lectures Molest You Because Of Your Dressing: Gender Commission Blames Female Students

Lectures Molest You Because Of Your Dressing: Gender Commission Blames Female Students

Lectures Molest You Because Of Your Dressing: Gender Commission Blames Female Students

The Zimbabwe Gender Commission has attracted the ire of many Zimbabweans after it shockingly suggested that female students are being se_xually harassed by university lecturers because of their dressing.

Lectures Molest You Because Of Your Dressing: Gender Commission Blames Female Students

The Gender Commission which is one of the five independent commissions established by the 2013 Constitution said that universities should come up with dress codes for students to reduce incidents of se_xual harassment by lecturers.

Speaking at the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) on Tuesday Gender Commission legal and investigations manager Delis Mazambane said,

To make life easier for the lecturer, the university needs to have a dress code policy.

During the weekend, the students can wear whatever they want but when attending lectures, they need to be guided on how to dress and this makes it easier for lecturers to pinpoint that ‘according to the university’s policy, you are not dressed appropriately

This approach did not go down well with many social commentators who argued that the proposed solution blames victims while absolving the true perpetrators of the crime.

Below are some of the reactions from the social media site, Twitter,

 

 

 

 

 

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