Japan 'glasses ban' for women at work sparks backlash
Several local news outlets said some companies had "banned" eyewear for female employees for various reasons.
Among them, some retail chains reportedly said glasses-wearing shop assistants gave a "cold impression".
That has sparked heated discussion on Japanese social media over dress practices and women in the workplace.
It was not clear whether the so-called "bans" were based on company policies, or rather reflected what was socially accepted practice in those workplaces.
But the topic has led to heated debates on social media.
The hashtag "glasses are forbidden" has been popular in Japan and the topic continued to attract tweets on Friday.
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