to ban mini-skirts because they increase the risk of rape Indonesia
The Daily Mail reports that the Muslim country's religious affairs minister, Suryadharma Ali, was appointed to run the new anti-porn task force earlier this month.
He said that before the government decided on what aspects of life could be considered pornographic, they would consult normal people.
However, he indicated to the Jakarta Post that he would be targeting the mini-skirt because it could be considered pornographic "when someone wears a skirt above the knee."
He said: "Once a standard of pornography is established, the task force will apply it nationwide across all ethnicities."
Parliamentary speaker Marzuki Alle has already targeted female politicians who wear short skirts. He said he was already drafting rules banning female politicians and staff members from wearing skirts above the knee because "there have been a lot of rape cases and other immoral acts recently and this is because women aren't wearing appropriate clothes."
He added: "You know what men are like - provocative clothing will make them do things."
The new rules are certain to cause controversy as western-style clothes are very popular in
Do you think that mini-skirts are pornographic? A bit draughty maybe on a windy day but pornographic?