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Posts published by “Rachel Watts”

Rachel is a third-year Journalism student at Carleton University. From Montreal, she is particularly interested in covering social issues relating to language, justice and gender. Feel free to follow her on Twitter @Rachel_Wattsmtl

School Dress Codes Focused on Uniformity and ‘Modesty’ Contribute to the Hyper-Sexualization of Girls and Women | Op-Ed

In wake of the protests taking place in high schools across Quebec to highlight how sexist uniform policies target women and girls, schools need to reconsider the reasoning behind their dress code policies. Does imposing meticulous dress code rules on girls and women really help further administrators’ academic goals for students in 2020?