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

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

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