Thursday, February 22, 2018

What about women’s shapes, smiles, scents?*


I followed the TV replay of the Joint Select Committee session on school violence and found the discussions very revealing.
I noted several issues on which I hope to comment in subsequent letters.
However, the statement that I found most revealing was made by the NPTA first vice-president, Clarence Mendoza, who lamented that he had not heard about a dress code for female teachers, maintaining that provocative dressing led to these teachers being touched inappropriately by male pupils.  According to the report, they often had to seek refuge in the staff room when they were supposed to be teaching. 

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