Have you ever said or heard the expression, "You are a girl, so you should be more like this, or like that?" It has long been clear that sexism, however well intentioned, has serious repercussions for the person on the receiving end. The latest nationwide survey has revealed that nearly half of the female high school students in Japan feel their activities have been restricted because of their gender. We listened to some of them to find out what needs to be done in schools and society in general.
Muramatsu Yasuko (President, Japan Association for Women's Education)
peco (Fashion model)
ryuchell (TV personality)