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No Steps Behind

Beate Sirota Gordon's Battle for Women's Rights in Japan

Jeff Gottesfeld, Shiella Witanto (Illustrator)


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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.

Creston Books, 9781939547552, 44pp.

Publication Date: March 3, 2020