Kato Shizue was one of Japan’s earliest feminist icons. This week we’ll trace her unusual rise from daughter of wealth and privilege to firebrand politician fighting for the rights of Japanese women and women everywhere.
Listen to the episode here.
Hopper, Helen M. A New Woman of Japan: A Political Biography of Kato Shidzue.
Kato, Shidzue. Facing Two Ways: The Story of My Life.
Kato Shizue’s obituary in The Guardian