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Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Ugandan Govt bans female public servants from showing cleavage in the office

The Ugandan government through the Ministry of Public Service has banned public servants from dressing indecently to the office.
In a circular tweeted by privately owned Observer newspaper, it says women are not allowed to show their cleavage nor wear dresses or skirts that are above the knees. Sleeveless blouses or any clothing made out of see-through material are equally not permitted.

Women's pant-suits are allowed, but female public servants will not wear any tight-fitting clothing. Flat, open shoes are also ruled out, except in cases where one can prove that it is for medical reasons.

The circular further states that accessories should be modest, and women should not have bright hair colour, braids or extensions.

For the men, they are required to wear neat, long-sleeved shirts, jackets and ties, trousers that are not tight, keep their hair short and neat, and also not wear brightly-coloured clothes.

The circular, derived from the 2010 Public Service Standing Orders on dress-code, was forced to be put in place following the high rate of indecent dressing in the office.

See the circular below...

6 comments:

BONARIO NNAGS said...

To each their own, at least cleavage and not corruption is the problem with their civil service, unlike my country




. ~BONARIO~says so via NOKIA LUMIA

Vivian Reginalds said...

HAHAHA THEIR PROBLEM SMALL NA
-D great anonymous now as Vivian Reginalds

Lotanna okechukwu said...

No hard on? Work would be boring

Uche Okonkwo said...

very on point!

Ushie Blessing said...

Ok

Anonymous said...

Since most women have now lost morality in dressing, forcing it on them won't be a bad idea.

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