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Swift Olympic cancellation will boost Japan's soft power

Shinzo Abe must start redeploying country's efforts in global coronavirus fight

| Japan

On Mar. 3, in response to the yearlong #KuToo protest against employers forcing working women to follow impractical dress codes, like mandatory high heels, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that this should not be allowed.

But he added that it was difficult for the government to make a final decision since private companies had their own rules on the high heels policy. It would require further discussion with all the parties involved.

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