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Egyptian students protest university dress codes

Several Egyptian universities have written up dress codes for students to wide anger.

CAIRO — Egyptians were outraged over the recent decision by some universities in the country to require modest clothing.

Youm7 reported Sept. 24 that some universities have decided to impose new dress codes that disallow students from wearing clothes such as shorts, transparent clothing, torn garments or leggings on campus. The measures, some of which ban excessive makeup and also include restrictions for men, coincide with the start of the academic year in October.

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