A model deploys a clever play on words to make the case against compulsory heels. Learn why her campaign is resonating with Japanese women.
In an age when women had few rights, Ichikawa Fusae fought for hers - and used her hard won career to give a voice to the voiceless.
Born in an era in Japan when women's rights were more oppressed than ever, Kimura Komako never gave up the fight - even when that meant taking the fight overseas.
How a grieving widow came to write two classics of world literature: a sprawling novel, and an 11th-century Twitter account.
Is anime "The New Orientalism"? A Twitter controversy over a virtual YouTuber has Japanese women questioning how the media depicts them both at home and abroad.
An investigation by Tokyo Medical University into its admission practices led to a startling discovery that has Japanese women up in arms.