#KuToo no more! Japanese women take stand against high heels

Female office workers wearing high heels, clothes and bags of the same colour make their way at a business district in Tokyo, Japan, June 4, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

TOKYO (Reuters) – A social media campaign against dress codes and expectations that women wear high heels at work has gone viral in Japan, with thousands joining the #KuToo movement. Nearly 20,000 women have signed an online petition demanding the government ban companies from requiring female employees to wear high heels on the job – […]

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