China's 'men only' job culture slammed in new report

Chinese Firm Job Ads: ‘Men Preferred,’ Perks Include ‘Beautiful Girls’ as Co-Workers

In a report published on Monday, Human Rights Watch excoriated Chinese companies and government agencies for using sexist job advertising to maintain a dramatic imbalance between men and women in the workforce. The report quotes job listings that explicitly state men are required or preferred, plus ads that lure male applicants by promising “goddesses” or “beautiful girls” as co-workers.

AFP Yoshikazu Tsuno

Girls Banned from Japan Sumo Event Amid Sexism Uproar

Tokyo (Japan) (AFP) – Japan’s sumo association came under fire for sexism again on Thursday after requesting girls be prevented from participating in events showcasing the traditional sport.