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Female MPs glad to wear pants in Turkey

After more than a decade of petitioning, female deputies welcomed Parliament’s regulation amendment that would allow them to wear trousers in the general assembly. The current regulation requires women deputies to wear long skirts.

Source: Hurriyet (Turkey), February 25, 2009

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