Restrictive clothing

Other Names:
Tight trousers
Confining underwear
Ill-fitting shoes

Restrictive clothes can cause skin irritation, provide conditions for disease organisms to flourish, restrain or overheat parts of the body.


Tight jeans are claimed to produce sterility in men. In one part of Africa, metal rings around a woman's neck to elongate it; in another girls passing through puberty have heavy metal ceremonial rings fitted around their legs.

Broader Problems:
Unhygienic clothing
Narrower Problems:
High heeled shoes
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST