He was angry because he now had two daughters but still no son to continue the bloodline. This attitude was not unusual among Japanese men of his generation. While he regularly beat my grandmother, my aunt and my mother, my grandfather never raised his hand to my uncle, born four years after my mother. He was cherished as the family heir.
Japanese women push back against sexist dresscode
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Mike Bloomberg has on repeated occasions faced and fought allegations that he directed crude and sexist comments to women in his office, including a claim in the s that he told an employee who had just announced she was pregnant to "kill it. What did you just say? Bloomberg has repeatedly denied that specific allegation -- which arose in a discrimination lawsuit that was settled out of court. None of the cases made it to trial — four were either dismissed or withdrawn, while five were settled out of court. Three cases remain active. The comments attributed to Bloomberg in court records are echoed in a gift book he received from colleagues in a compilation of his alleged quotes.
Why Does Japan Make It So Hard for Working Women to Succeed?
While women in Japan were recognized as having equal legal rights to men after World War II , economic conditions for women remain unbalanced . Modern policy initiatives to encourage motherhood and workplace participation have had mixed results. Women in Japan obtained the right to vote in The extent to which women could participate in Japanese society has varied over time and social classes. In the 8th century, Japan had women emperors, and in the 12th century during the Heian period , women in Japan could inherit property in their own names and manage it by themselves: "Women could own property, be educated, and were allowed, if discrete sic , to take lovers.
Two gray-haired men from Tokyo Medical University bowed their heads in shame before the assembled media in early August. For more than a decade, investigators found, the school had systematically altered entrance-exam scores to restrict the number of female students and to award admission to less-qualified male applicants. The supposed rationale, that female doctors are prone to leave the profession after marriage or childbirth, only inflamed a national debate on gender inequality. But in one key respect, it has remained stubbornly regressive: Japanese women, to a degree that is striking even by the lamentable standards of the United States and much of the rest of the world, have been kept on the margins of business and politics. The population from ages 15 to 64 is expected to plummet to 45 million in from 76 million in