JAPAN

Women in revolt against "Matahara"

NEWS

April 8 th, 2015

The Japanese TV show Hiruobi is being broadcasted daily during lunch time. The show is very popular with housewives. On 1 April, it was largely devoted to the problems faced by women in the workplace and in public life. The program is particularly focused on the many forms of harassment against women: it was pawahara question of "power harassment" of contraction (abuse of power), the sekuhara (sexual harassment) and above the Matahara (maternity harassment). While Archipelago questions the solutions to its low birth rate problem, the Matahara is one of the most debated topics with SayakaOsakabe.

 


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