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Public Lecture Slides (4.1.2019) The Courage of Our Convictions: Young Female Activists in Japan Defying the Social Norm Pt 2

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Part Two: Asaki Takahashi and Ryo Tsujioka, Voice Up Japan

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Public Lecture Slides (4.1.2019) The Courage of Our Convictions: Young Female Activists in Japan Defying the Social Norm Pt 2

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  2. 2. ● Core Values ○ We believe in gender equality for all people and equal respect for everyone. We do not partner with political or religious organizations as we are a private entity. We do not tolerate any discrimination against race, gender, sexual orientation, class, religion, etc. We do not look down on people. ● Mission ○ Help create a safe environment where anyone can feel comfortable “voicing up” ○ We connect people who have stories to media and other NGOs ○ Support people who are trying to “voice up” to raise awareness about issues in Japan Why “Voice Up Japan”? 2
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  4. 4. 4 "Please take down and apologize for publishing a misogynistic article"
  5. 5. 5 The Apology "We would like to apologize for using sensational language to appeal to readers about how they can become intimate with women and for publishing a raking, with real university names, that resulted in a feature that may have made our readers uncomfortable." - Translated by CNN
  6. 6. Our Points ● Influence that media has on society ● What “Sexual Consent” is ● What “Sexual Objectification” is and why that is bad 6
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  9. 9. Sexual Violence Ignored 9 “Chikan (groping) is illegal!” “Kabe-don”
  10. 10. The Challenges in Japan 10
  11. 11. The Challenges in Japan 11
  12. 12. The Challenges in Japan 12
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  15. 15. Join the Voice Up Japan community! 15
  16. 16. Thank you and Follow us! 16 Website: voiceupjapan.org Email: voiceupjapan@gmail.com Instagram: @voiceupjapan Twitter : @VoiceUpJapan1 Facebook: @voiceupjapan

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