Some government ministries and departments have rules about what members of the public can wear when they go to do business at those offices. One of these rules that makes absolutely no sense in this tropical country of ours is the prohibition against wearing sleeveless garments. Over the years, there have been a number of reports (sometimes accompanied by photos) of women being prevented from entering to do business because they have been wearing sleeveless dresses or blouses.
Last night, I saw the following tweet online which demonstrates the utterly absurd nature of this rule:
So, according to this, the government department in question would not allow these women in:
But if they had a couple of scandal bags handy, well then…fashion some makeshift sleeves to cover those bare arms… and come on in!