High School Dress codes and specifically Prom dress codes have been receiving a lot of attention lately. Many people have been speaking out claiming that these dress codes are unfairly targeting women and creating a culture of female body shaming. Do you think dress codes have become too strict for women? »
No: it’s necessary to have dress codes in place so that students are not distracted by others who are over-exposing themselves.
No: The dress codes are put in place to protect girls from unwanted attention
Yes: people need to be taught that women’s bodies are not to be sexualized and therefore allow women to wear weather appropriate and occasion appropriate attire
Yes: People should have the freedom to express themselves however they see fit with their attire