Early in the history of naturism, women to their children to family naturist camps and clubs while spouses worked. Today though there are several women in leadership women have a much smaller presence in a male dominated (by numbers) naturist populous.
Women, single or in (smaller) groups, often face the problem that men consider them lust objects instead of people who just want to be outside to relax. Modern sex-based society has unfortunately ingrained such an ‘awareness’ in many men. Harassment is something everyone fears. This can happen in the form of just being stared at, being photographed (something that’s not done among respectful naturists and nudists) or even being approached and physically harassed.
Frequency asked questions
What about when a woman has her period?
At naturist venues, even those which clothing not optional women are permitted to wear shorts or bikini bottoms during menstruation. This allows women to go through their period in the same manner they would choose in the textile world. Women who use tampons may continue to go nude during their period.