Friday, April 27, 2012

Japanese mothers fight against Nuclear Tyranny

From Alternet:

How a Group of Japanese Mothers Are Saying No to Nuclear Power

The Fukushima disaster has brought a powerful new demographic to Japan's anti-nuclear movement: mothers. 

April 25th 2010 | On the one-year anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japanese women in New York City gathered for a rally they called Pregnant With Fear of Radiation. Protestors wore fake pregnant bellies, or carried posters with images of pregnant women wearing face masks.

Well aware that fetuseschildren under five, and women are at the greatest risk from radiation exposure, mothers have emerged as a powerful voice in Japan’s growing anti-nuclear movement.

... full story at Alternet.

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