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Breaking a Taboo: Women Open Up About Slut Shaming in Japan

Celebrating female sexuality has been a struggle for decades and women would be shamed if they do : this is called slut-shaming. It can have detrimental results. This time we talked with women in Japan to break this taboo. In Japan, “I am experiencing slut-shaming all the time” confess Aisha, a Japanese Indonesian national working …

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Voice Up Japan Demands Legal Reform for the Law Regarding Sexual Violence

By Rhea Endo Tuesday, March 17th, was a big day for Voice Up Japan. Along with Spring, Human Rights now and a few other organisations, we presented 94,231 signatures to the minister of justice, Masako Mori, to officially demand a legal reform of the law regarding sexual violence. On March 17th Mio Kodama and myself represented …

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