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For Miya Tanaka's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

May 10, 2015

Offspring upholding hibakusha legacy

As aging hibakusha find it increasingly difficult to travel abroad to speak about the horrors of the nuclear attacks nearly 70 years ago, their children are stepping up efforts to follow in their footsteps. Toyoko Tasaki, 46, and Yukino Hirayama, 57, both living in ...

Companies finally learning women make up half of all farmers

Dec 29, 2014

Companies finally learning women make up half of all farmers

Ask a female farmer about the equipment available to her and she may well complain about the lack of attractive working clothes or machinery that is just plain difficult to handle. But now she can expect some improvement. The government is stepping up efforts ...