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Is the Kuwait dress code really that extreme?

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Submitted by Melinda S (United States), Mar 28, 2005 at 04:51

Sandra wrote: "Kuwait, we could not wear Shorts less than 6 inch inseam, and Tank tops/Sport bras exposed (could wear them in the gym, in our quarters, not in public places)."

Hmm, sounds like the dress code of a lot of American schools.

Requiring an 'abaya is one thing, but basic rules to enforce modest dress such as described by Sandra in the above quoted passage are something else.

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