Women in Japan are fed up with to wear high-heeled shoes to work. One woman started a to end requirement for female employees. The movement has the KuToo. This is a of the Japanese words that mean "shoe" and "". The movement was started by Japanese Yumi Ishikawa. She tweeted that employers in Japan should not require female to wear high heels. Ms Ishikawa launched an online petition. It asks Japan's to stop employers requiring women to wear types of shoes.
Ishikawa's is spreading across Asia. Women in China and South Korea started their campaigns against having to wear high heels. Ishikawa told TIME : "I thought that if there are so people who feel the as me, why not start some of movement." Many women on social media complained about feet, back pain and other health . A visually impaired woman who has to wear high heels at work said it is difficult for her to keep her in high heels. A survey found that over 70 per cent of women working in Tokyo wear high heels a week.