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No Steps BehindMerican military after WWII Fluent in Japanese language and culture she was assigned to work with the delegation writing the new post war. A great picture biography about a European who was raised in Japan who was able to get better rights for women by helping to write the Japanese Constitution after WWII Here is a great uote A few libraries had survived guardians of hope to help people turn from war to peace

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No Steps Behind Read & Download ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook â No Steps Behind tells the unlikely story of Beate Sirota a young woman who grew up in Japan and returned as a translator working for the American military after WWII Fluent in Japanese language and culture she was assigned to work with the delegation writing the neConstitution Thanks to her bravery in speaking up for the women of Japan the new constitution ended up including eual rights for all women. No Steps Behind Beate Sirota Gordon's Battle for Women's Rights in Japan is a children's picture book written by Jeff Gottesfeld and illustrated by Shiella Witanto The Japanese women's suffrage movement as viewed through the accomplishments of a remarkable immigrantBeate Sirota Gordon was an Austrian born American performing arts presenter and women's rights advocate She was the former Performing Arts Director of the Japan Society and the Asia Society and was one of the last surviving members of the team that worked under Douglas MacArthur to write the Constitution of Japan after World War IIGottesfeld's text is rather simplistic straightforward and informative Gottesfeld's compelling telling is supplemented by comprehensive notes Backmatter includes an author's note references bibliographic notes timeline Witanto’s illustrations richly render the story of an immigrant's contribution with the precision of old snapshotsThe premise of the book is rather straightforward Beate Sirota Gordon was just twenty two years old when her stellar language skills landed her on the United States team tasked with writing a new Japanese constitution at the end of WWII Her family had fled from Russia to Japan to escape anti Semitism and as she grew Gordon came to love her new home though she disliked its sexism exemplified through ugly proverbs such as women walk three steps behind Gordon advocated for Japanese women's rights as the new constitution was devised writing the language for Article 14 which enshrined eualityAll in all No Steps Behind Beate Sirota Gordon's Battle for Women's Rights in Japan is a valuable and inspiring biography of Beate Sirota Gordon – a Japanese women's suffrage

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No Steps Behind tells the unlikely story of Beate Sirota a young woman who grew up in Japan and returned as a translator working for the A. This is a powerful portrayal of the role one woman was able to play in reshaping the rights and laws of a country and culture Her global experiences with cultures uite different from her comfort zone shaped her eventual determination to make a difference first as a European Jewish child immigrant in Japan then later as a college student in USA then while serving in WWII as a translator and member of the military while the allied US forces led the reconstruction of Japan's legal system through a new Constitution Beate Sirota earned the respect of all sides first gaining the wording of euality for all in the proposed constitution then winning the day among the Japanese representatives who took into account the deep respect they had developed for her as she translated and supported the negotiations Her achievement lifted Japanese women from centuries old subservience to modern day eualityThis is an example of the kind of hidden history that I welcome as much as kids do