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French Teens Wear Skirts to Fight Against Sexism

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Students dressed in skirts as part of the "Ce que souleve la jupe" ("What Raises the Skirt") campaign in front of the Clemenceau High School in Nantes, western France on May 16. JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD / AFP - Getty Images

Students dressed in skirts as part of the "Ce que souleve la jupe" ("What Raises the Skirt?") campaign in front of Clemenceau High School in Nantes, western France on Friday. The academic administration responsible for high schools in the Nantes' region invited girls, boys, high school students and staff to come to school on Friday wearing a skirt or pins reading "I fight sexism, what about you?'"to fight against all forms of sexism.

Image: Students dress in skirts as part of the "Ce que souleve la jupe" ("What Raises the Skirt") campaign
Students dressed as part of the "Ce que souleve la jupe" ("What Raises the Skirt?") campaign wait in front of Clemenceau High School in Nantes, France on Friday. JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD / AFP - Getty Images