Olympic head's misogynistic remarks highlights Japan's persisting sexism

Caption: Nojo Momoko (22) of No Youth No Japan. In an interview on national television, Nojo asked, “Does Japan Olympic Committee chair Mori really understand what the problem is?” Screencap from ANN News official YouTube channel. Sexist comments made by a former prime minister and current president of the Japan Olympic Organizing Committee drew a strong backlash in Japan and around the world. Not only did the controversy threaten to torpedo, once and for all, Tokyo’s ill-fated summer Olympic games, but it also highlighted the discrimination women still endure in Japan. During a press conferen…

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