Friday, September 24, 2021
Aid worker Nahoko Takato continues her life work breaking cycles of violence There is little that Nahoko Takato has not seen or experienced. Seeking a change from her work operating a karaoke bar in her hometown of Chitose, Hokkaido, she left...
Labour Union fights for change for Japanese Public Health Care Workers Sachie Akasugi (not her real name) is beyond exhausted. A worker at a public health center in Osaka, Akasugi and her colleagues are part of Japan’s first line of...
This article has not yet been translated into English.
A Tunisian woman’s journey to freedom and the right to be herself in Japan It was on a basketball court that Nahed* finally knew she was safe.  “A few days after coming to Japan, I wanted to play basketball,” she says....
This article has not yet been translated into English.
This article has yet to be translated into English
Born in Vietnam, Yuki Takayama overcame her own struggles as a refugee in Japan and now spends her life helping others.  In a still largely homogenous country, Japan is home to about 412,000 Vietnamese, the third largest ethnic group behind...
This article has not yet been translated into English.
National campaign seeks to end violence against women  There’s an almost dispassionate matter-of-factness in the way Risa Tanaka describes how she was tortured by her husband.  One of the methods he favored, she says, was to act as a police...

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