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A Canadian teenager got detention for wearing this dress and her response was brilliant

It was an “inappropriate and a sexual distraction to the young men.”

THIS WEEK, CANADIAN teenager Lauren Wiggins wore the below dress into her school – and she was swiftly given detention because it was “inappropriate and a sexual distraction to the young men”:

canadacover Source: Facebook

Lauren, who lives in New Brunswick, wrote a letter to the vice prinicpal and posted it on Facebook. She then received a one day suspension because of the incident


She said she was tired of the unjust standards that women are held up to


Her Facebook post summed up her stance, and it’s received over 1000 shares already

Today I received a detention because the outfit I am wearing is considered inappropriate and a sexual distraction to the young men in my school. Enough is enough. I’m tired of the unjust standards that we as women are held up to. I’m tired of the discrimination against our bodies, and I’m absolutely fed up with comments that make us feel like we can’t be comfortable without being provocative. It’s time to change the worlds mindset. Now.

She certainly told them.

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