Friday, July 2nd, 2010
A BAD WEEK FOR WOMEN IN JAPAN
Remarks of 3 male leaders reveal lingering undercurrent of discrimination by Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press, San Francisco Chronicle, July 5, 2003
“Tokyo—A former prime minister says women
who don’t have children shouldn’t get pensions.
A senior ruling party lawmaker suggests gang rapes
are ‘normal’ behavior. Even the Cabinet’s top
spokesman pipes up, saying [...]