The administration of the state television of Egypt (ERTU) was suspended eight women broadcasters with excessive, in the opinion of management, the weight. The return condition leading to work in television called a diet. This is the BBC.

According to this decision, women have one month to lose weight and reappear in the air “in proper form”.

The decision of the broadcasting company caused an uproar both from the ousted leading, and human rights defenders.

One Egyptian human rights groups said that such a measure would violate the Constitution and is a form of violence against women.

The Agency notes that the news of the suspension of the leading caused controversy in social networks and the expert community. Some people think the measure is justified and propose to extend it to other channels, others are calling the TV station to focus on quality of content, not the appearance of leading.

Despite a heated controversy, sources in the company told reporters that ERTU does not intend to reconsider its decision. The representatives of the channel said that the period of suspension of women will be paid.

Spring in Britain a scandal broke out, due to the fact that the woman who came for temporary work behind the Desk in the office of auditor of the company, were obliged to wear heels with a height of from two to four inches (5 to 10 centimeters). Moreover, she was asked to go to the store and buy a pair of heels.

Egypt TV presenters banned from the airwaves because the “extra” weight 17.08.2016

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