Students have staged a huge walkout...

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Why? In protest to their dress code policy which they deem to be highly sexist.

Pupils attending the performing arts academy of Natomas Charter School in Sacramento, California, walked out of school...

According to The Independent, they did so after the principal banned girls from wearing outfits showing their midriffs.

One student Evita Frick-Hisaw later took to her personal TikTok account to share footage of the protest.

@baggyjeanmom

there’s more support than hate and I’m very very grateful for that. Anyways,all of the people that are mad. Stay pressed 💗

♬ brutal - Olivia Rodrigo

The video shows Evita and some other pupils showing off their outfits - displaying their abs.

She also took to Instagram to share photos of protesters on campus...

@baggyjeanmom

the dress code is dumb

♬ original sound - Evita frick-Hisaw

Many others had signs to voice their anger towards the dress code policy...

One of the posters said: "Teach boys to focus, not girls to cover up".

@baggyjeanmom

there’s more support than hate and I’m very very grateful for that. Anyways,all of the people that are mad. Stay pressed 💗

♬ brutal - Olivia Rodrigo

Speaking about the protests to Newsweek, Frick-Hisaw explained:

[The school principal] was going to have an assembly on dress code so in response we wore crop tops to protest.
It was a day-long process, we showed up in crop tops and they started dress coding people.


In a follow-up interview she said that the dress code policy perpetuates rape culture...