#MyDressMyChoice – Protesters crowded the streets of Nairobi, Kenya on Monday, November 17, to send a message that women should not be attacked for the way they dress.
#MyDressMyChoice – The protesters were responding to a recent incident in which a woman was stripped naked by a group of men who said she was dressed "indecently" because she was wearing a mini-skirt.
#MyDressMyChoice – The movement has taken hold on social media as well, under the hashtag #MyDressMyChoice, which has been mentioned 72,000 times on Twitter in the past week.
#MyDressMyChoice – Freelance journalist Peter Ombedha captured these excellent photos from the protests yesterday.
#MyDressMyChoice – Protesters marched through downtown carrying placards that read "My dress, my choice" while others donned mini-skirts, the same attire the unidentified woman wore when she was attacked.
#MyDressMyChoice – In the footage posted of the attack on YouTube and shown on local television, the woman is confronted by her attackers at a bus stop.
#MyDressMyChoice – Some male protesters wore dresses to show their support.
#MyDressMyChoice – Others joined the march to rally against the protests, chanting "don't be naked" and "wear clothes."
#MyDressMyChoice – After the videotaped incident, other instances of women getting undressed have been reported including in Mombasa, Kenya's second-largest city.
#MyDressMyChoice – Kenyan authorities have said they are investigating the latest incident.