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Thai women tell the government #DontTellMeHowToDress

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WOMEN across Thailand have joined a social media campaign hitting back at an official who suggested they should avoid dressing “sexy” during the country’s Songkran new year celebrations held over the weekend.

Last month, the Thai Department of Local Administration’s director-general Sutthipong Chulcharoen announced that local authorities would be launching campaigns encouraging women to “dress appropriately” to avoid becoming victims of sexual assault during huge public water fights to celebrate Songkran.

Local actress Cindy Sirinya Bishop,........

© Asian Correspondent