No Steps Behind (Hardcover)
Beate Sirota Gordon's Battle for Women's Rights in Japan
Creston Books, 9781939547552, 44pp.
Publication Date: March 3, 2020
Discover the unlikely story of Beate Sirota Gordon, a young woman who grew up in Japan and returned as a translator working for the American military after WWII. Fluent in Japanese language and culture, she was assigned to work with the delegation writing the new post-war constitution. Thanks to her bravery in speaking up for the women of Japan, the new constitution ended up including equal rights for all women.