Why are women in construction shoes so different from men?

The shoes worn by women in Australia have been criticised by feminists and politicians for being more like “shoes” than men’s shoes.

The debate over whether women should wear them or not has raged on for decades, with both sides claiming to be the rightful heirs to female footwear.

But what about the footwear that women’s footwear should not be?

This article originally appeared in The Globe and Mail.

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