Rachel Allen

For Rachel Allen's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

JET set Go MAD globally to help children in need

| Feb 27, 2007

JET set Go MAD globally to help children in need

It was late on Christmas night when the meditation finished. The energy from the hourlong dancing and Sanskrit chanting flowed into charged silence and was now dissipating into the darkness. Meditation is a twice-daily practice at Baan Unrak Children’s Home in western Thailand, where ...

Shelter reaches out to abuse victims

| Dec 5, 2006

Shelter reaches out to abuse victims

Her hands were clenched into fists, and patches of lightened skin mottled her skin up to her elbows. Addressing the four foreign women sitting in the office of the domestic violence shelter in Okayama City, the young woman quietly told us of the years ...