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Women Are Now Revitalizing The Sake Industry: In The News: 05-07-2020
Women Are Now Revitalizing The Traditional Male-Only Japanese Sake Industry
by Akiko Katayama via Forbes.com
July 5, 2020
Human right movements are taking place all over the world to fix racial disparity. In Japan where racial issues are much less obvious than many other countries, gender inequality has been a serious matter for many years.
The Japanese sake industry is a classic example. Historically sake brewing had been done exclusively by male workers for obscure reasons such as protecting women from intense labor and superstitions.
However, more women are now playing an essential role in sake production. Some of them have proven their excellence too.