Tanzanian MPs demand apology for ‘tight’ trousers incident



Condesta Sichwale in yellow

The MP was ordered to depart parliament after a grievance about her trousers

Feminine MPs in Tanzania have referred to as for an apology to an MP who was ordered to depart parliament due to her trousers.

A male MP stated the best way some ladies dressed invited ridicule to parliament.

“Mr Speaker, an instance there’s my sister seated on my proper with a yellow shirt. Take a look at the trousers she has worn, Mr Speaker!” Hussein Amar stated in parliament on Tuesday.

The Speaker then ordered the MP, Condester Sichwale, to depart.

“Go gown up nicely, after which be part of us again later,” stated the Speaker Job Ndugai.

He added that this was not the primary grievance he had acquired about feminine Member of Parliaments’ apparel, and informed chamber orderlies to disclaim entry to anybody who was inappropriately dressed.


Whereas Mr Amar didn’t elaborate on what he discovered incorrect with Ms Sichwale’s outfit, he quoted the parliamentary guidelines which permit ladies to put on trousers however stipulate that garments shouldn’t be tight-fitting. He was unavailable to reply the BBC’s request for remark.

A gaggle led by MPs Jacqueline Ngonyani and Stella Manyanya insist that the transfer was unfair and that there was nothing incorrect with Ms Sichwale’s garments.

The incident has additionally attracted feedback on social media from all over the world, with some saying it was one other instance of males policing how ladies gown.


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