Problem

Restrictive clothing

Other Names:
Tight trousers
Confining underwear
Ill-fitting shoes
Nature:

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

Incidence:

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
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
Date of last update
08.01.2018 – 14:49 CET