Yoshiko taught her students about human rights, peace and mutual understanding as an English high school teacher. She is Vice President of Japan Teachers’ Union (JTU) and has pursued these ideals to ensure quality education for all.
Written by Yoshiko Norimatsu
The Japan Teachers’ Union contributes to achieving gender-related rights through its programmes and policies focused on the rights of female educators. A recent JTU research, for example, has shown how terms of employment are interlinked with reproductive health and childcare challenges.“Evidence-based labour activities for gender equality and the rights to gender and reproductive health”, by Yoshiko Norimatsu.