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Japan's #MeToo Moment

Although speaking out about abuse and rape is difficult in almost all circumstances, women living in certain countries face insurmountable obstacles when seeking justice. Japan is one of those places. Entrenched cultural norms which don't even allow the word rape to be mentioned, have silenced women almost entirely. But one person refused to be quiet - journalist Shiori Ito. The man in question has publicly denied all allegations.

(PHOTO: Shiori Ito, Copyright: Sono Aida)

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