In South Korea, only visually impaired people can be licensed masseurs, dating back over 100 years to a Japanese colonial law that was set up to guarantee the blind a livelihood.

South Korean court rules that massage licences are preserve of the blind South Korea’s constitutional court has ruled that professional massage services should be the preserve of the blind as they generally have fewer career choices. The court on Tuesday upheld a controversial century old law that restricts the awarding of massage licences and the …

In South Korea, only visually impaired people can be licensed masseurs, dating back over 100 years to a Japanese colonial law that was set up to guarantee the blind a livelihood. Read More »