Sunday, 23 November 2014
NO ONE WAS BORN DRESSED by Daisy Waitherero Wambua
I certainly do not support skimpy dressing and going nude but stripping a woman to nothing is a vile act and no man should go unpunished. When I feel like showing a little bit of skin, it does not mean that you idiotic, downright shallow man should feel at liberty to leave me bare; I simply decided to get a little vitamin D and air above my knees.
Whether I am aping the western culture or I seem to have forgotten my roots is simply none of your concern. God gave us all freewill. The way I use my freedom and the way you use yours may be as parallel as Uhuru and Raila but that again is none of your concern.
Men seem to have an opinion about everything women do yet they have never been a woman for one single minute in their lives; they wouldn?t even survive as one. A woman?s dressing is her business; no one knows what she is after or her reasons for her sense of style. In her head she might be feeding five children at home and that?s the dress code that puts a meal on her table. I bet the man who gave her those five kids is somewhere doing nothing which is in common with all you men stripping off her clothes.
Everyone has an opinion about everything. The people sitting by the road side drinking chang'aa and ogling at anything on two feet are even more opinionated than the man sitting at his office trying to provide for his family. If anything, the man who initiated this act is rumored to have been ignored by this "poorly-dressed" lass and hence the outrageous act. When you have nothing to offer, no sensible lady would give you the time or day. I bet if this man offered her clothes instead of public humiliation, he might have gotten himself a wife even.
On the other hand, ladies be mindful of where you are. Don't misquote me, dress however you feel like but make sure you have a car and security behind you before you step in some areas. Above the knee clothing are not fully embraced by the whole society but they can be dressed where there is civilization and order.
Unfortunately it's not yet your dress your choice but your dress, the society's choice. If you see a man sagging his pants, kindly drop them down.
CREATE GENDER BALANCE. FREE STRIPPING