Stop the public stripping of women!


This week it happened again; a young woman was stripped naked in public for wearing clothes some deemed too revealing (apparently a mini skirt and top revealing her back). There have been a number of similar incidents around Lusaka in the last year and every time I hear about another one my blood starts to boil.

Who are these men who think it’s in their power to decide what is suitable and not for a woman to dress?

What make them think they have a given right to strip naked and humiliate another human being?

Meanwhile filming the whole thing and sharing it on social media, causing further humiliation for the victim.

In Zambia there is a lot being done to curb gender based violence and we see many women in powerful positions, that’s why it is so disappointing to see that there is still this segment in our society that is…

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