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In an apparently discriminatory practice, 11.1 percent of companies in Japan have in-house rules on the height of heeled shoes worn by female employees in the workplace, a survey by the Japanese Trade Union Confederation, or Rengo, has revealed.

The survey results come at a time of growing awareness of the issue in the country, and the spread of the #KuToo campaign that opposes company-specified requirements for female workers to wear high heels.

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