Gender inequality is happening around the world, and Japan is no exception. Seiko Noda is one of the women in Japan who choose to speak out against gender bias, and she’s a great one to do so as she holds an influential role as the General Council’s chairperson.
What exactly is feminism and what does it mean today? How has it changed over time? What are the types of feminism? Get these answers and more in the posts below.
Find out how you can support women’s rights, starting with understanding the issues that still exist. The gender pay gap is a big problem in the US and elsewhere in the world.
Add in other problems, including how women in the UK workforce are still underrepresented in leadership roles, and now you see why there needs to be change, sooner rather than later. Talking about sexism and harassment – specifically, why and how they still exist – is essential. Let’s get into the issues, with the goal to reach a better tomorrow.
Many women feel the pressure to be slim – usually because of media images of skinny women being paraded everywhere – and that pressure intensifies during the summer swimsuit season. That’s why I wanted to highlight how the Sexy at Every Curve calendar from women-focused company Swimsuits For All is flying in the face of the super-slim image. Yes, curvy women are sexy.