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  • when the Japanese college student named Momoko No Joe launched an online campaign against the powerful Tokyo 2020 Olympics chief following his sexist remarks, she wasn't sure it would get very far.

  • But in less than two weeks, her hashtag don't be silent.

  • Petition with other activists garnered more than 150,000 signatures against Yoshiro Mori.

  • The octogenarian former prime minister had said that women talk too much on last week.

  • Maury, quit on has since been replaced by Saeko Hashimoto, a woman who has competed in seven Olympic Games.

  • E don't think Japan is a country where there are many people that want to discriminate against women.

  • I think there are some, but that's not the reason why Japan is behind in gender equality.

  • It's because people don't speak up when there's an issue.

  • Even if the issue was raised, it gets wishy washy and doesn't get solved.

  • So Japan has not been able to change no Jews.

  • Activism is the latest example of women outside mainstream politics working to bring social change in Japan, where gender discrimination, pay gaps and stereotyping a rampant.

  • She said her work was partly motivated by sexist comments from male peers at her university, such as.

  • You have to go to a high school that has pretty school uniforms, or even if you don't have a job after graduating, you could be a housewife.

  • No Jews nonprofit, no youth, no Japan was born in 2019 while she was studying in Denmark.

  • It was there, she says, that she realized how much Japanese politics was dominated by older men in terms of policies.

  • The fundamental problem is that Japan's policies are based on a stereotypical view that women need to raise Children or take care of the elderly.

  • I think it will be difficult to add more female executives if this doesn't change.

  • No.

  • Joe is dismissing a proposal this week by Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party to allow more women in meetings, but only a silent observers as a poorly executed PR stunt.

  • Japan is ranked 121st out of 153 countries on the World Economic Forums 2020 Global Gender Gap Index, the worst ranking among advanced countries.

  • It's called especially badly on women's economic participation and political empowerment.

when the Japanese college student named Momoko No Joe launched an online campaign against the powerful Tokyo 2020 Olympics chief following his sexist remarks, she wasn't sure it would get very far.

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The woman who brought down an Olympics boss

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/02/18
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