Yumi Ishikawa, leader and founder of the KuToo movement. Photo: Reuters
Yumi Ishikawa, leader and founder of the KuToo movement. Photo: Reuters
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Japan’s #KuToo founder Yumi Ishikawa asks: ‘Is it bad for a feminist to get naked?’

  • KuToo began as a movement against high heels and gendered dress codes in Japanese workplaces
  • The founder, however, has become the target of online harassment after her nude modelling photos stirred further debate about image expectations placed on women in Japan

Yumi Ishikawa, leader and founder of the KuToo movement. Photo: Reuters
Yumi Ishikawa, leader and founder of the KuToo movement. Photo: Reuters
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