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Job-hunting apps expose Japanese women to sexual assault: ‘Companies and universities failing to grasp grim reality’

Job-hunting apps are putting women in Japan at risk of sexual assault and harassment, academics and career advisers have warned.  As more firms use recruiters to find talent, apps that help students who are looking for jobs to meet employed alumni are becoming increasingly common. This has led to an increase in one-to-one meetings …

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Job-hunting apps expose Japanese women to sexual harassment

TOKYO — Businesses and universities are scrambling to address the growing problem of company employees sexually harassing and assaulting female students who come to them for career advice. Apps that help job-seeking students meet employed alumni are becoming more common, and more companies are using recruiters to find talent. That means one-on-one meetings between …

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Running of the transvestites? Men run in makeup and women’s clothing in weird Japanese festival

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0. 8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”At a strange festival in central Japan today (February 24), men dressed in women’s clothing and ran around town to chase away evil spirits.” data-reactid=”23″>At a strange festival in central Japan today (February 24), men dressed in women’s clothing and ran around …

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Self-love: Japanese women ditch V-Day tradition of ‘obligation chocolate’, will rather treat themselves

Cake To Complete You simply can’t consider a Valentine’s Day celebration complete without a cake. FB Director and Executive Chef of Radisson Blu Atria Bengaluru, Chef Kasiviswanathan, shares an easy-to-make recipe of an eggless chocolate walnut cake. Eggless Chocolate Walnut Cake With Frosting IngredientsCoco Powder: 50 gmMaida: 100 gmButter: 100 …

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Japanese makeup guru on crusade to revamp men’s grooming habits

As a university student, Hiroki Takahashi could barely step outside his home without a surgical mask on. Even when he did venture out, he was terrified of the fluorescent lighting ubiquitous in convenience stores and trains that ruthlessly illuminated what he was desperately trying to hide — a mass of …

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Buddha And Bronzer: The Japanese Monk Who Loves Make-Up

Tokyo, Japan:  As make-up artist Kodo Nishimura sashays into a room in Tokyo balanced on pin-thin heels, he could hardly look less like a practising Buddhist monk.  Immaculately made-up, sporting smoky eyeshadow, false lashes and winged eyeliner, he changes outfits three times during a presentation to starry-eyed fans. But at …

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Buddha and bronzer: The Japanese monk who loves make-up

TOKYO (AFP) – As make-up artist Kodo Nishimura sashays into a room in Tokyo balanced on pin-thin heels, he could hardly look less like a practising Buddhist monk. Immaculately made-up, sporting smoky eyeshadow, false lashes and winged eyeliner, he changes outfits three times during a presentation to starry-eyed fans. But …

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Halloween in Japan: Make up, dress up — and hook up?

Twenty years ago, Halloween was pretty low-key. Falling on the tail end of October between 秋祭り (aki matsuri, fall festival) season and Christmas, it was apt to be overlooked or underplayed. Halloween also seemed ちょっとコワイ (chotto kowai, a little too foreign and hard to approach). Kowai usually means “scary” or …

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