#Justice for #GeorgeFloyd

I will never forget the day that I was raped In 2002, by a US military serviceman stationed at Yokosuka base Japan. I went immediately to the police in Japan thinking that they would protect me as it is for that reason police take the oath to protect citizens. I was very scared and in…

Mother’s Day 2020

Respect for our parents and the elderly has always been part of traditional ethics and this Sunday on May 10th it will be Mother’s Day. This special day is celebrated around the world honoring mothers and motherhood, sometimes on different days but most commonly in the months of March or May. Carnations have always been…

Who fears Corona Virus?

When the word oppressed is heard, our views may differ from person to person and different scenarios flash through our mind as we connect oppression to a certain society or culture. However, oppression comes in many forms other than that of just one unfamiliar culture or of a society that we find strange or different…

HOW MANY PEOPLE MUST DIE OR BE RAPED BEFORE CATHERINE JANE FISHER CAN PERSUADE JAPAN TO AMEND THE STATUS OF FORCES AGREEMENT?

米兵犯罪による被害者の命を救うため、日本で20年間闘うオーストラリア人女性。地位協定改定のため、締結から60年目となる日に、政府に改定を要望し続けている  HOW MANY PEOPLE MUST DIE OR BE RAPED BEFORE CATHERINE JANE FISHER CAN PERSUADE JAPAN TO AMEND THE STATUS OF FORCES AGREEMENT? Catherine Jane Fisher is a US military rape survivor, Award Winning Human Rights Defender,  Author and Documentary Film Producer. She is known for her grassroots advocacy since 2002 and as the first…

The Old Man and the Cave and the Battle Of Okinawa. 

Can World Peace Begin From Chibichirigama Cave ? On June 23rd, it marks the 73rd anniversary of the Battle Of Okinawa. It is a day that many Okinawans remember the consequences of war that occurred in the three month Okinawa Battle which began April and ended on June 22, 1945, when the commanding general Mitsuru…

Canvas In The Sky

When I arrived at my location today the sunset greeted me like an amazing great canvas being painted in the sky with colors of the rainbow and of glittering gold. It reminded me of one of my artworks that I painted many years ago.  How blessed to see sunsets and sunrises full of love. “They…

Empowertarian

Hello dear friends, You see this picture of my artwork. This is how some “feminists” in Japan made me feel. As you know, my health condition deteriorated and after taking a rest from work for the last few weeks to recover, I am now able to put pen to paper and able to share the…

“In Our Hands”

“In Our Hands” We are all born into this world with great dreams and expectations for our lives. However sometimes our lives take turns that we do not expect and our dreams are shattered. I never dreamed in my entire life that I would have been raped but it is a harsh reality that I…

Goddesses that we are.

I feel great changes coming on. More women are speaking out.  Not only by women whose bodies have been mistreated and abused by rape or domestic violence. But by so many women speaking out about how we ALL really want to be treated.  Like the Goddesses that we are.   The respect and love that…

レイプを見ないように目を閉じることなど私はできない。まして、無かったことになど

“レイプを見ないように目を閉じることなど私はできない。まして、無かったことになど。 そうではなく、この社会の人びとがきちんと見るために必要なことをしようと決めたのだ。” ~ キャサリン・ジェーン・フィッシャー    2002年  キャサリン・ジェーン・フィッシャープロフィール   涙のあとは乾く…