Japan

It’s 2019, so why are companies telling female employees they can’t wear glasses?

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Hannah-Rose Yee
  • Beauty

    These Japanese beauty and wellness tips could be the secret to a longer life

  • Life

    Ikigai is the Japanese lifestyle philosophy to achieve happiness

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    Food

    Katsu sando is the new foodie trend taking over our Instagram feeds

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Women have to wear high heels in sexist offices
Life

Women are still expected to wear high heels at work in 2019, and WTF?

A petition calling for an end to sexist dress codes has gone viral, with over 30,000 retweets and shares.

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Hollie Richardson
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Japanese women are using an app to help stop groping on trains.
Life

How Japanese commuters are using their smartphones to stop groping on trains

The app alerts fellow passengers to crime.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Life

It’s official: Queer Eye is heading to Japan

Mark your calendars

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Susan Devaney
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Life

It’s official: this is the happiest place on earth, according to Instagram

Take a break from the bleak with this little ray of positivity

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Megan Murray
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Moya Crockett
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From Icelandic protesters to Meghan Markle: the women making waves this week

Celebrating the women who made history and pushed for change over the last seven days.

Visible Women

From Emma Thompson to grassroots activists: the women making waves this week

Celebrating the women who made history and pushed for change over the last seven days.

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Moya Crockett
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Visible Women

This 26-year-old just became Japan’s first ever female fighter pilot

“I hope to be the one to inspire more people to become a pilot.”

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Moya Crockett
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Life

Dozens of women working in Japanese media have been sexually harassed, according to survey

A third of cases involved MPs, government officials and police officers.

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Susan Devaney
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Visible Women

Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 11/5/18

Japanese MP apologises for criticising single women, Wonder Woman director breaks a new record, and more

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Moya Crockett
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Visible Women

Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 5/4/18

The woman poisoned in a nerve attack in Salisbury speaks out, Japanese women are banned from the sumo ring, and more

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Moya Crockett
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Travel

TripAdvisor has named this island its top rising destination for 2018

Book your flights, before everyone else does

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Megan Murray
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Moya Crockett
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Japanese princess gives up her royal title so she can marry a commoner

Because love is more important than status

Life

Did Japan’s First Lady pretend not to speak English to ignore Trump?

Akie Abe, we salute you.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Life

20 beautiful Japanese baby names taking the world by storm

These meaningful monikers all hail from Japan

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Kayleigh Dray
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Travel

There's a new UNESCO World Heritage site – but women are banned

So we won’t be visiting this Japanese island any time soon

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Nicola Rachel Colyer
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Life

Bar offers discounts to women in high heels, world despairs

Money off at five centimetres

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Anna Pollitt
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Travel

This Japanese restaurant has covered its ceiling in cherry blossom

And its about to be all over your Instagram feed.

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Hayley Spencer
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Life

Love Disney? Try these glorious Japanese animations

From Princess Mononoke to Spirited Away

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Stylist Team
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Moya Crockett
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This app tells you where sex crimes have been committed in your area

But would you use it?

Fashion

Karlie Kloss apologises for appropriating Japanese culture in Vogue

“I am truly sorry for participating in a shoot that was not culturally sensitive”

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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