One Hundred Year Old Dancer – Eileen Kramer

  Nowadays we say “Fifty is new thirty”. So then, what is hundred? Is hundred a new fifty? Born in 1914, Eileen Kramer is more than 100 years old. She is an active dancer, choreographer and artist. Also a costume designer and author, she calls herself “a soft dancer” and starts each day with strengthening…

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Female politicians too face harrassment

Much has been written on the sexism that plagues corporate Japan, even as the government encourages companies to promote women into senior roles. But women face plenty of discrimination in the political sphere, too. Over the weekend, a Kyodo News survey found that 59% of female local politicians—or “prefectural assemblywomen”—reported sexual harassment from male colleagues… Some…