Ugandan Govt. bans Bright-coloured hair, Mini skirts, Tight trousers for Civil Servants

Ugandan Govt. bans Bright-coloured hair, Mini skirts, Tight trousers for Civil Servants
Uganda has released a circular guiding civil servants’ dressing after receiving several complaints.

The circular was gotten from Public Service Standing Orders on dress code, put in place in 2010 but has not been enforced.

According to BBC, Adah Muwanga, the Director of Human Resources of the country’s Ministry of Public Service made the announcement on Tuesday.

Here are some of the guidelines:

For Male officers:

Neat trousers
Long-sleeved shirts, jacket and a tie.
No open shoes (except on health grounds/recommendation).
Hair well-groomed and kept short.
Loose fitting trousers
No brightly coloured clothes.
For Female officers:

Skirt or dress that is not above the knees, with a smart long or short sleeved blouse.
No sleeveless, transparent blouses and dresses
Clothing must cover up cleavage, navel, knees and back.
No bright coloured hair in form of natural hair, braids and hair extensions.
Neutral polished and well groomed nails – N long nails with more than 3cms (1.5in), bright nail polish or multi-coloured nail polish
Simple facial make-up simple
Modest accessories

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