Women are far more likely to be sexually assaulted in unisex facilities. There are children in there. Last year, statistics revealed the majority of reported sexual assaults at swimming pools in the UK take place in unisex changing rooms. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. Want to discuss real-world problems, be involved in the most engaging discussions and hear from the journalists?
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Love them or hate them, communal changing rooms have made a bold return at the newest fitness clubs. Charlotte Sinclair reveals all in this piece first published in Vogue 's May issue. The naked female body. It's rather a shock to encounter it in the middle of your afternoon. One moment you're walking off the street into the gym, head full of thoughts of work and life, then bam! There it is, an exclamation point of flesh, as subtle as a brick to the head. There's no getting around it. Literally, in my case. In the smart communal changing rooms at one of London's chicest boutique fitness outfits, I step purposefully eyes forward, humming to affect insouciance past a woman wrapping her hair in a towel.
When I go swimming with my son we change In private cubicle. I don't like seeing saggy body's all over the place and don't fancy anyone viewing my wobbly bits. I'm in no way a prude but there are some sights you don't need to see. I wouldnt like my 7 yr old girl to be seeing naked men and women, my oh would not dream of being naked round children in a changing room, no sorry not right in my opinion, I understand its a changing room, I dont allow my daughter to have a "proper " shower at swimming unless shes in a private cubicle, I dont think its fair on other people, I have seen this and men esp dont know where to look, I wouldnt have thought men Nd women would feel comftable getting completely nacked when other peoples children are around Sent from my GT-IN using Netmums mobile app. I agree.