The Ethics and Integrity minister, Hon Fr Simon Lokodo on Thursday said there is nothing immoral about women wearing miniskirts.
This is after he was requested by the Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi to explain how Parliament passed the legislation against wearing miniskirts.
Fr Lokodo denied the existence of any law that bans wearing of miniskirts. “Honourable Prime Minister, it is not true that a Bill was passed and there is no legislation against mini-skirts,” Fr Lokodo said.
He said the Anti-Pornography Bill makes a crime any indecency and immoral behavior, but nowhere in the Bill does the word miniskirt appear.
Lokodo therefore clarified that government has never banned the wearing of miniskirts because there is nothing immoral about wearing them in public.
“The Bill went through Cabinet and became a government Bill known as Anti-Pornography Bill, which condemns and makes a felony of any indecency and immoral behaviour and nowhere in the Bill ever appears the word miniskirt,” he added.
Lokodo said this at the National Budget Consultative Conference attended by ministers, heads of government departments and agencies at Kampala Serena Hotel on Thursday.