Search Results for Tag: Japan
The difficulties facing women seeking to break into Japan’s male-dominated political world have been underlined by two recent incidents that critics say demonstrate Abe’s ambivalence towards women’s empowerment.
Date05.10.2018 | 12:34
Tagsconservative view, Japan, politic, political voice, Shinzo Abe, Tokyo, women's empowerment, women's rights
Yua Funato was repeatedly beaten and starved, but the pleading messages she left her mother and step-father have shaken a nation that used to pride itself on the importance of family and community.
Date19.06.2018 | 13:33
Tagschild abuse, Child Maltreatment Prevention Network, Hokkaido Bunkyo University, Japan, Shinzo Abe, Tokyo
In Malaysia when our mothers and certainly our grandmothers were young, traveling alone as a woman was literally unheard of. In many traditional cultures, unmarried women are not allowed to roam around unchaperoned.
Date24.02.2018 | 16:09
South Korea said Wednesday a 2015 deal intended to end a festering dispute with Japan over Tokyo’s wartime sex slavery was faulty, reopening a historical wound as the two countries try to rein in North Korea.
Date27.12.2017 | 10:13
Tagscomfort women, Japan, Moon Jae In, prostitution, sex slavery, sex workers, slavery, South Korea, women's rights
Tokyo has withdrawn its ambassador to Seoul after a new statue in honor of “comfort women” is placed outside its Busan consulate. There are also fears that the political turmoil in Seoul would jeopardize the 2015 deal.
Date10.01.2017 | 12:01
TagsBusan, comfort women, girls, Japan, Pacific War, Park Geun-hye, South Korea, Vienna Convention, Violence against women, women, women's rights
Fewer and fewer Japanese find their way to the altar. 37-year old Haruna has found her own solution: She has married herself. An agency in Kyoto makes it possible.
Date24.04.2015 | 14:11
Date20.08.2014 | 12:14