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Tajikistan: ‘High Heels for Higher Learning’

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Tajikistan, Citizen Media, Education

Emma Sabzalieva writes [1] about the controversy surrounding a dress code introduced recently at a university in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan. The dress code requires that female students wear high heeled shoes and single-block color clothes to classes. The blogger asks:

Could it really be that the rector believes that ordering such a dress code <…> will enhance female students’ learning experience? Will it make them smarter or better equipped to learn?