Kerala school's initiative to break gender barrier; allows unisex uniforms

The students will have to wear shirts and three-fourth pants. It makes girls feel comfortable to move freely without any hesitation. Reportedly, the decision was implemented in 2018. 

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In order to take steps towards gender neutrality, a government lower primary school in Valayanchirangara, Perumbavoor in Ernakulam district in Kerala introduced a unisex uniform. 

The students will have to wear shirts and three-fourth pants. It makes girls feel comfortable to move freely without any hesitation. Reportedly, the decision was implemented in 2018. 

In a statement former headmistress, C Raji said that this is a school with a good vision. Gender equality was the principal subject when we were talking about many factors to implement in the school. Therefore, uniforms came to mind. When she was thinking about what to do with it, she could see that girls face a lot of problems when it comes to skirts. The idea of a change was discussed with everyone. 90 per cent of parents supported this at that time. The kids were happy too.

Later, students started feeling confident after wearing the unisex uniform mentioned the present Headmistress in charge.