#Japan

  • Article: US and Japan Refuse to Sign G7 Pact Against Plastic Pollution
    Environment

    US and Japan Refuse to Sign G7 Pact Against Plastic Pollution

    By Joe McCarthy|June 11, 2018

    “The facts are clear. Our oceans are a mess.” Read more

  • Article: Japan May Require Senior Officials to Attend Sexual Harassment Training
    Girls & Women

    Japan May Require Senior Officials to Attend Sexual Harassment Training

    By Daniele Selby|June 7, 2018

    Skipping out on mandatory trainings could mean getting passed over for promotions. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Found a Plastic Grocery Bag in the Ocean's Deepest Trench
    Environment

    Scientists Found a Plastic Grocery Bag in the Ocean's Deepest Trench

    By Chris Gelardi|May 15, 2018

    The bag was spotted in the Mariana Trench at a depth of 36,000 feet. Read more

  • Article: The US Remains the Dominant Power in Asia: Report
    Citizenship

    The US Remains the Dominant Power in Asia: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|May 10, 2018

    "Tensions between Asian powers will define war and peace in the 21st century.” Read more

  • Article: Japanese Women Are Finally Allowed to Enter the Bullfighting Ring
    Girls & Women

    Japanese Women Are Finally Allowed to Enter the Bullfighting Ring

    By Chris Gelardi|May 7, 2018

    Women have been barred from the sacred competitive space for centuries. Read more

  • Article: This Man Is Swimming Across the Pacific in the Name of Science
    Environment

    This Man Is Swimming Across the Pacific in the Name of Science

    April 30, 2018|News Deeply

    He'll be swimming from Tokyo to San Francisco to raise awareness about ocean pollution. Read more

  • Article: The Japanese Government Just Pledged $2.9 Billion to Universal Health Coverage
    Health

    The Japanese Government Just Pledged $2.9 Billion to Universal Health Coverage

    By Jackie Marchildon|Dec. 20, 2017

    Universal Health Coverage is about providing access to healthcare without inflicting hardship. Read more

  • Article: The Haunting Reason Why Statues of Women Are Sitting on Buses in South Korea
    Girls & Women

    The Haunting Reason Why Statues of Women Are Sitting on Buses in South Korea

    By Daniele Selby|Aug. 15, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The statues commemorate the suffering of Korea’s “comfort women” in WWII. Read more