“WITCH is an all-women Everything. It’s theater, revolution, magic, terror, joy, garlic flowers, spells. It’s an awareness that witches and gypsies were the original guerillas and resistance fighters against oppression… There is no “joining” WITCH. If you are a woman and dare to look within yourself, you are a Witch…Whatever is repressive, solely male-oriented, greedy, puritanical, authoritarian – those are your targets.” WITCH, manifesto 1968
🏯 about my blog 🏯
So happy to welcome you to my castle where I will be writing articles about feminism and Northeast Asian political issues, especially about Japan, Taiwan and South Korea. You will find my articles in the « feminist press » section of this blog. I don’t claim to be any specialist on the topics, but I’d like to share my passions.
« Women belong in all places where decisions are being made. … It shouldn’t be that women are the exception. » – Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Although abortion has been legal since 1948 in Japan, it comes with many regulations imposing women constraints in easily accessing abortions. The bigger constraint women face is the requirement of spousal consent in most abortion cases. In addition, it is only possible to get a surgically performed abortion that higher the costs of this act…
The anti-feminist South Korean President Yoon chooses his cabinet, and it is everything but progressist. Last month presidential elections were happening in South Korea. And the results of the presidential race put the country in reverse mode. Yoon Suk-Yeol, leader of the conservative People’s Power Party came out as the winner. With no political background,…
Early October, Fumio Kishida —the president of the Liberal Democratic Party (later LDP)— was elected by the Parliament (Diet). On December 31st of 2021, Japanese citizens were called to cast their vote for the General Elections of the House of Representatives and the Lower house of the Diet which had been dissolved earlier by the…
🎙 Announcement 🎙
My big mystery collab project with DJ NoJadis is now playing
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PROJECT: YOU AND FEMINISM
« The Voice of Korea », « Formose Testimonies », « Rising Sun, Growing Thoughts », « Powerful China means Powerful Women » and « Taiwan, Demystifying Sex and Pleasure » are out!