Yumiko Doi

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Tokyo lawyer leads U.N. women's rights group

Jun 23, 2015

Tokyo lawyer leads U.N. women's rights group

Yoko Hayashi, the first Japanese head of a U.N. watchdog on women’s rights, is geared up to help improve the lives of females suffering discrimination. In February, the 59-year-old Tokyo-based lawyer assumed the chair of the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against ...