Japan Metoo Protest

Japanese women chime in with #MeToo Protests

As the #MeToo movement spreads, Japanese women are challenging old ideas on gender.

They are angry at harassment and discrimination. The issue of motherhood is also entering the debate.

With a rapidly falling birthrate, what should Japanese think about their role as parents?

Read how the media at home and abroad are covering the issue in this week’s Japan Story blog.

Japan Story’s blog is written by former BBC Tokyo Correspondent Duncan Bartlett. Each week he analyses how Japan’s story is being told to the world through the international media.