Uzbekistan’s Fashion Police

I write about Uzbekistan’s attempt to push the nation’s women into traditional clothes at The Devil’s Advocate:

A news report this week confirms my suspicions that Uzbek officials and imams may not have women’s choices at heart. Uzbek officials reportedly devoted 25 minutes of television airtime to educating female viewers about fashion. But this wasn’t the Uzbek version of the Style network: the program stated that “traditional attire” was in, hijabs were out, and Western clothing was undesirable.