About Caroline Norma

Caroline Norma is a senior research fellow in the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies at RMIT University and author of Comfort women and post-occupation corporate Japan (Routledge, 2018).

ASAA books, Gender and sexuality, Japan

#MeToo in the historical shadow of Japan’s corporate hostess culture


The #MeToo wave is an originally American phenomenon, but its spread worldwide now sees efforts against male harassment and violence manifesting a range of national shades. In South Korea, the country’s president, delivered to power in the 2017 Candlelight Revolution, directs government action against sex offenders in both the public and private sectors because ‘gender […]