Nsaba Buturo told journalists in Kampala that wearing a miniskirt was like walking naked in the streets.
"What's wrong with a miniskirt? You can cause an accident because some of our people are weak mentally," he said.
The BBC's Joshua Mmali in Kampala, the capital, said journalists found the minister's comments extremely funny.
Wearing a miniskirt should be regarded as "indecent", which would be punishable under Ugandan law, Mr Buturo said. More...