Women, Activists Decry Decency Clauses in Draft Public Order Law

An Interior Ministry official on Wednesday said the draft Law on Public Order, which rights advocates say looks to control Cambodians’ behaviors, does not prevent women from wearing revealing or see-through clothing, and was being misrepresented.

Rights advocates, Cambodian women, and social media users have strongly criticized a section of the draft law that looks to govern the clothing worn by people, by preventing men from being topless and women from wearing see-through or revealing clothes.

The article falls under the “National Tradition and Dignity” section of the draft legislation, which also restricts artistic expression.

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