The request for a primary school in Castleview, in Edinburgh (United Kingdom), generated controversy after request their students, boys and girls, to attend classes wearing skirts to “promote equality”.
According to the Daily Mail, the school’s request to the students to wear a skirt was criticized by some parents and the matter went viral by placing yourself on social media.
According to the RT agency, the initiative was announced by a school teacher who, through Twitter, commented that students have been learning about the importance of “breaking gender stereotypes”. At the same time he made reference to the # LaRopaNoTieneG genre campaign born in Spain on November 4. after a student was punished for wearing a skirt to school.
Daily Mail mentioned that an email from the school told parents “They wanted the minors to feel ‘comfortable’ participating and allowed them to wear pants or tights under skirts if they considered necessary”. Even, offered to provide the garment if they were unavailable at home.
Immediately, according to the media, the parents of the students began to question the disposition of the school and to judge their motives. But the institution responded: “We want our school to be inclusive and promote equality”.
After the controversy, the authorities indicated that the students did not have to participate in the campaign of not wanting it.