French schoolboys wear skirts to fight sexism

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The “Lift the Skirt” initiative, an idea put together by students, saw pupils at 27 schools in the region around Nantes invited to attend school wearing skirts as part of efforts to raise awareness of discrimination and sexism faced by their female classmates.

“I borrowed my skirt from my sister,” one male pupil at the Lycée Clemenceau told AFP. “My mother lent me mine,” added another.

Details: http://www.france24.com/en/20140516-pictures-french-schoolboys-wear-skirts-fight-sexism-discrimination-protests/

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