Women's high-heeled shoes are an expression of femininity and often a source of day-long discomfort. For some Japanese working women, they're an expectation in the office place. Now a group of women is pushing back against such double-standards.
Writer Yumi Ishikawa has started a petition to end the practice of requiring women to wear high heels at work. The government has said it is reviewing the request to ban the requirement as sexual discrimination.
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