Japan Can Champion Women’s Rights

Japan Can Champion Women’s Rights

Mary M. McCarthy – New York Times – Thursday, 03 January 2013 (originally published 01 Jan) “THEY started to drag us away, one by one. … I hid under the table, but was soon found. … The Japanese officer … took his sword out of its scabbard and pointed it at me, threatening me with […]

Nuclear radiation exposure concerns mount for mothers Japan

Nuclear radiation exposure concerns mount for mothers Japan

Eva Fernández Ortiz and Shubhi Tandon – WNN Features (WNN) TOKYO: As parents from Fukushima prefecture line up in Tokyo for public protests and a more recent 7.0 level earthquake hit off shore of the east coast of Honshu, Japan on July 9, the latest data on nuclear power reveals: the amount of radiation inside […]

(Japan) Radiation and Pregnancy

(Japan) Radiation and Pregnancy

David Leonhardt  –  The New York Times – Monday, 14 March, 2011 Douglas Almond, a Columbia University economist who has studied the effects of the Chernobyl disaster, is concerned that the Japanese government may not be doing enough to warn pregnant women to leave any areas at risk of radiation exposure. Those areas can be […]