International Women's Day rally held across the nation to defend the Japanese Constitution and people's living
Japanese women took part in rallies on March 8 to celebrate International Women's Day throughout the country under the slogan: "Stop the job market collapse and destruction of people's living conditions! Stand up for a bright future! Let the Japanese Constitution guide!"
In Tokyo, about 900 people participated in the International Women's Day Central Rally and marched in demonstrations. U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's message was read. In the rally, Hasebe Takatoshi of the Japan International Volunteer Center (JVC) spoke about the current situation in Afghanistan.