Monday, May 09, 2005

Different Strokes for Different Folks

Japan seems to universally strike outsiders as a haven of politeness and courtesy; therefore, I always find it a little jarring when confronted by the hyper-sexual side of Japanese culture.

2,201 women reported being groped on the über-crowded Tokyo subways during 2004. Subway authorities have responded by specifically designating certain subway cars as For Women Only.


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