Flight attendants sue Aeroflot for beauty discrimination

A number of flight attendants of the Russian airline Aeroflot are suing the company over discrimination for not meeting unrealistic aesthetic standards.

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    A number of flight attendants of the Russian airline Aeroflot are suing the company over discrimination for not meeting unrealistic aesthetic standards.

    They claim Aeroflot is paying them less because of their looks. The airline has denied the allegations.

    The case shines a light on gender roles and divisions in Russia.

    Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Moscow.


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