She says women in Japan face heavy pressure to wear heels on the job.
"It's a great way to unite our team, which is 70% male," said a spokeswoman of the firm.
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An advert released in Germany encouraging young cyclists to wear a helmet has divided opinions on its 'sexist' delivery and intentions.
Catalan authorities have opened an investigation into allegations of sexist discrimination in the selection of hostesses working for the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
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It has not been a good week for sexism.
When asked over the weekend by a Twitter user how Berlin State Secretary Sawsan Chebli got her position, Efgani Dönmez responded: "Look at her knees, maybe you find an answer there".
Tokyo Medical University has apologised after admitting it has been marking female candidates down for over a decade. Many in the country worry that female doctors will take time off for maternity leave, and create a doctor shortage.
The French government has passed legislation that will impose significant fines on sexual harassment in the streets and on public transport, but contrary to recent rumors, it does not mean that prolonged stares will be fined.
An Argentinian branch of grocery store chain Carrefour is under fire for a sexist campaign that was noticed by store-goers and posted on social media.
FIFA's diversity boss says broadcasters have been ordered to stop their cameras zooming in on "hot women" in the crowd at football matches.