Activists have criticized the fact that women, unlike men, must cover their breasts in public swimming pools, Bremen police said on Sunday. Women’s bodies and signs bore slogans such as “My Body Against Sexual Violence” or “Desexualize Breasts.”
Investigation of an unannounced meeting
Despite the staff’s request, the women did not leave the Horn-Lehe pool. After discussions with the police, only they fulfilled the demand. The police report that an investigation is underway regarding the unrecorded meeting.
In Göttingen, the bathing rules have changed as a test
In several cities, the debate over top-naked swimming for women has been raging since the spring after Göttingen’s swimming pools changed their bathing rules. From May 1, women are allowed to swim shirtless in city pools on weekends. The regulation is initially applied on a trial basis until August 31.