Format: MS WORD | Chapter: 1-5 | Pages: 65-80
Indecent dressing like other social vices has eaten deep into the lives of the youths, especially those in the higher institutions. These youths are front liners in showing off new trends not minding its standard of decency relative to moral and societal values. This situation led to the research on the reasons, effects, societal perception and possible solutions to indecent dressing in the College Of Education, Ekiadolor, Edo state with the departments of economics/political science and economics/ social studies being case studies. Some of the underlying factors of indecent dressing are, students like the feeling of security and belonging that comes with wearing similar clothing hence turn a blind eye to the indecency surrounding certain cloth choices. With the world becoming a digital village, students are being influenced by wrong information on the internet be it in form of videos, pictures, articles,etc. The society influences thechoice of dressing directly or indirectly as the younger generation interact with their environment on a daily basis. The method for data collection was the use of structured and unstructured questionnaires. It contained two sections, the first is the social demographic characteristics of respondents and the second section examined indecent dressing among undergraduates and analyzed same using the simple percentage for easy computation. From the results gotten, the respondents were of the view that indecent dressing could be curbed by orienting the students on its dangers. This study concluded with the discussion and implications of findings and its recommendations.