In a bizarre case has come to light from Japan where many companies have banned women from wearing spectacles at workplace. After this decision, the controversy has been sparked over the decision and heated discussions have been made on a social media platforms.
As per the Japenese media reports, the companies have banned eyewear for female employees for various reasons, the BBC reports. Reports suggested that glasses-wearing shop assistants gave a ‘cold impression’.
There is no confirmation whether the ban was based on company policies, or rather reflected what was socially accepted practice in those workplaces. Instead, netizens have started a debate over the news.
Also, a hashtag #glassesareforbidden has been trending in Japan and the hilarious topic has grabbed the eyeballs of social media users on Friday.
Here are some reactions:
"Japanese women fight for right to wear glasses to work."— Trypophobe (@Minhaas_) November 9, 2019
One woman who works in restaurant tweeted that she was repeatedly told not to wear her glasses because it would appear "rude" and they did not go with the traditional kimono she wore.#glassesareforbidden