The Uganda government is considering a ban on miniskirts because the sight of a shapely thigh is causing traffic accidents, according to officials. The minister for ethics and integrity is pushing to make wearing a short skirt an act of public indecency. Other vices he has targeted include sub-standard service, homosexuality, infidelity—and greed. He argues that women in miniskirts are as good as naked.
"What's wrong with a miniskirt? You can cause an accident because some of our people are weak mentally," he said. "If you find a naked person you begin to concentrate on that person, yet you are driving."