Lingo of Rulers and Leaders

US Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is a subject of discussion, and not just for the right reasons. Whether she is a right candidate or not is a debatable issue but her nomination is something many women are proud of. But let’s not forget what happens when women seek positions of authority. They are targeted in…

Getting aware of being a girl-woman

Here’s a post that caught my attention. A girl, a very young woman Caitlin trying to understand being a woman, while thinking about related issues of feminism and gender equality. Enjoy her pictures that she refers to as sick but we found them cute! Read her post at:  Some sick photos and my life story She…

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…