An 18-year- girl in Japan is suing her government after her school told her to dye her hair black. The third-year student attended a high school in the city of Habikino, just of Osaka. Even though she had brown hair, the school repeatedly told her to dye it black. She said she had to dye her hair black to follow the school's . Japan's 'Mainichi' newspaper reported that school staff started telling the girl to dye her hair one to two weeks. In her second year, this changed to every four days. The student's mother said her daughter eventually developed a on her scalp and that her hair became damaged. The girl also suffered from throughout her three years at high school.
The student is suing the local government for $20,000 in . She told the court on October 27th that the school bullied her for three to dye her hair. She said that the school would not accept her hair was naturally brown. She was banned from school and school because of her brown hair. The girl told the that teachers said to her in front of the class that caused great to her. This caused her psychological . She said that a teacher told her that she should not come to school if she didn't dye her hair. The girl said that she was so one day that she collapsed and had to be taken to hospital by .