According to this article, Iran is banning “ugly” teachers from the classroom. Unsightly moles, acne, facial hair for women, even infertility, color blindness, and cancer can cause an applicant to be passed over or a in-service teacher to be sacked.
Another article says that the outcry about the list has led to fe
male-specific criteria to be removed and the rest of the list to be reviewed. Whew! Rest easy, my butterfaced comrades.