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Professor Masayo Takahashi - The stem cell pioneer bringing sight to the blind Masayo Takahashi, a Japanese stem cell researcher who brought sight to the blind was born on June 23. She works at Riken Center for Developmental Biology as a project research leader. Takahashi together with the team she was leading, successfully achieved their first iPS transplant in March 2017.
Geisha women
Geisha is one of the Japanese cultures from ancient times. The Geisha tradition was meant to empower Japanese women to have a significant role in society. It created a beautiful environment for Japanese women that the rest of the world was not able to have. Geisha means Japan means ''performance''. Geisha women were entertainers. They entertained people in Japan since the...
In recent times, men in South Korea have taken to online platforms to show their discontent over the proliferation of feminist movements. Specifically, these men are posting a flurry of statements that are targeted at the activist groups and their leaders. According to expert opinion, men who display this attitude towards feminists are uncertain of their perception of women. Notably,...
Before the 20th century, the Chinese society considered women and men as two entirely different entities. Daoism, a Chinese mystical philosophy, considers yin (women) and yang (men) as two equal qualities. Despite this, the Chinese still believed that females should play second fiddle to their male counterparts. To put this into context, women were mandated to be submissive to...
The All-Asian Women’s Conference (AAWC) was held in January 1931 in Lahore, India. As expected, the main items on the agenda were challenges facing the female population in Asia, including infant mortality, rights of inheritance, education and so on. A total of 45 women attended the meeting as delegates The primary objective of this convention was to emulate the women...

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