“I wasn’t allowed to go out at night after school or work. My parents were always worried about my safety. I’d go straight home while my friends were out having fun. OK maybe there were a few exceptions. But only when I asked for a special permission in advance. However, I don’t blame my parents.Continue reading

***日本語は下記をご覧下さい***“As a working mother in Japan, I’ve been juggling work and family for a couple of years now. I’m a Japanese make-up artist. I work with professional models for fashion magazines, TV, etc. It sounds so cool with all the glitz and glamour, but it’s an industry notorious for a grueling work schedule. That’s whyContinue reading

International Women’s Day 2019

Happy International Women’s Day! To celebrate, here’s our top 9 most influential stories from women. Let’s thank and appreciate all the women in our lives–our mothers, sisters, grandmothers, teachers, friends, neighbors, classmates, colleagues, etc. 🙂❤️ https://tokyointerlopers.com/2019/…/22/deaf-cafe-fingertalk/ (Indonesian opens a cafe where deaf people can work) https://tokyointerlopers.com/2018/07/25/disability-in-japan/ (New Zealander talks about her child with disabilities) https://tokyointerlopers.com/2018/12/05/global-citizen/Continue reading International Women’s Day 2019