Nudity is considered shameful in the conservative society of India , although nude beaches can be found in Goa and nude saints like those of the Digambara sect of Jainism and Hindu Sadhus are respected and worshipped. Molecular Biology and Evolution. Toplessness is regarded by most people as partial nudity. The trend in some European countries for instance Germany, Finland and the Netherlands is to allow both genders to bathe together naked. The amount of clothing worn depends on functional considerations, such as a need for warmth, as well as social circumstances.
Occasional attempts to prove this point by walking naked around the country therefore often result in periods of arrest, followed by release without charge, and inconsistencies in the approach between different police jurisdictions. There are film scenes where nudity, in routine and non-sexual situations, such as mixed shower scenes, has been used to emphasize gender equality in the future.
Retrieved 22 March The removal of overclothing, such as coats, hats, gloves, scarves and the like, is the norm in virtually all households. Retrieved 25 March In many Muslim countries , public nudity is illegal. In many cultures, different standards have applied and continue to apply for males and females with regard to communal nudity in the presence of the same sex.