Should She or Shouldn't She Uncover?
In India, a female's upper
arms are considered sensual areas of the body and therefore should not be exposed
In North America, when
sunbathing at the beach, a woman is more apt to remove the top rather than the
bottom of her bikini.
In Mali, West
Africa, women will more easily expose their breasts than their thighs. Shorts
seem to be acceptable only for the times when women take part in sporting events.
In France topless sunbathing is considered
the norm. Neither men nor women think anything of it.
the big cities in Egypt, local women might swim entirely clothed in accordance
with their religious beliefs.
even grandmothers wear bikinis. A one-piece bathing suit is unheard of.