What is beauty? Nobody seems to have a solid definition for this term. This is because the concept is usually biased, adjusts regularly and is culturally relative. Simply put, beauty is fluid. Women have always had to adapt to the prevailing beauty regimens to remain attractive. Taking a closer looks at this practices is the first step to understanding how...
Often, several stories and perceptions are peddled about Asian women and American men, especially regarding relationships between these two groups. As it turns out, most of these are myths. Some of the most widespread fallacies involving Asian women and white men include: Asian women are the ideal wives Many people believe that Asian women possess the qualities that make them...
In the field of IT, most of the employee and ranking individuals are male. The apparent gender disparity is due to the perception that tech is a masculine domain. However, this trend appears to be changing in Thailand. According to a report produced by UNESCO, Thailand has the largest number of women working in science, tech, engineering, and mathematics...

Tomoe Gozen

Tomoe Gozen was a 12th-century Japanese female Samurai warrior. She fought alongside her husband, Minamoto no Yoshinaka, a Japanese general, during the Genpei war. She also participated in the war that culminated with the establishment of Japan's first shogunate. Yoshinaka was a close acquaintance of Tomoe’s family. Nakahara Kaneto, the father to Tome Gozen, was the foster father and a...
The following women demonstrated brilliance, resilience and bravery to ensure that they influential ideologies are implemented in a society that is characterized with patriarchal tendencies. They include; Aung Sang Suu Kyi Aung Sang Suu Kyi is a Nobel Prize Laureate who originates from Burma. Currently, she heads the National League for Democracy and is also the incumbent State Counselor. Aung became...

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Feminism, a fairly Western term, is not widely understood or accepted within the context of Asian women. You have found yourself at the definitive hub of Modern Asian Feminism, exploring, introducing, and assessing a wide range of feminist topics in modern history, ranging from Comfort Women in World War 2 to the Female Gender Role in Korean Society (and everywhere between).

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