An online advertisement featuring a woman saying the debate over gender equality is “outdated” has sparked furor in Japan for being sexist, a month after an outcry over sexist comments by the former Olympics organizing chief saw him step down.

In the advertisement, which was released Monday to promote an evening TV news program, a woman speaks about her day in a chatty manner to the camera and says “when you see some politician campaigning for ‘gender equality’ like a slogan — it feels so outdated, don’t you think?”

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