The Daily Populous

Friday November 8th, 2019 evening edition

image for Japan 'glasses ban' for women at work sparks backlash

Wearing glasses at work has become an emotive topic in Japan following reports that some firms have told female employees to remove them.

That has sparked heated discussion on Japanese social media over dress practices and women in the workplace.

The Nippon TV network and Business Insider were among the outlets to report on the issue, which looked at how firms in different industries prohibit women from wearing glasses.

They included safety reasons for airline workers, or being unable to see make-up properly for women working in the beauty sector.

The hashtag "glasses are forbidden" has been popular in Japan and the topic continued to attract tweets on Friday.

She said: "The reasons why women are not supposed to wear glasses... really don't make sense.

Prof Nemoto said there continues to be discussion by women in Japan "criticising the high heel" policies. »

Elon Musk says building the first sustainable city on Mars will take 1,000 Starships and 20 years – TechCrunch

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That’s the long-term vision for Musk and his space technology company, after all — making humans an interplanetary species.

The timeline that Musk discussed today, replying to fans on Twitter, might be incredibly impressive or incredibly ambitious, depending on your perspective.

Of course, to set up a permanent, sustainable city on Mars, we first have to get there with a crewed flight. »

ZDF Sport auf Twitter: "DFB-Präsident Fritz Keller positioniert sich erstmals nach seiner Wahl inhaltlich. Der Vorschlag sei einstimmig angenommen worden, so der frühere Präsident des SC Freiburg.… ht

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