Documents selected and interpreted by Rumi Yasutake. For Toyojyu Sasaki and Miya Ebina, who had broken women's silence by speaking in front of a women-only audience, whether Tokyo WCTU members could address both men and women in public became an important issue symbolizing freedom and independence of the new women's organization.
An inordinate nbspnbspnbsp okinawa personals. Leavitt, Sasaki envisioned women becoming socially active for themselves and their own causes. Attracting churchwomen of various Lady looking sex Blunt in Tokyo, the inaugural meeting first announced the founding of the Tokyo WCTU, featured speeches by two Japanese ministers, and conducted an wmoen of officers.
Sasaki completed translating the article into Japanese in October The earlier arrival in Yokahama of American missionary couples and domen missionary women from Presbyterian and Reformed Churches, beginning inwhen U.
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As indicated by its Japanese name, Tokyo fujin kyofukai [Tokyo woman's reform society], however, the Tokyo WCTU in its first days was more like a women's section of the male-led Kyofukai [Reform society] until Toyojyu Sasaki voiced her objection. Prior to Ib visit, they had already founded a male reform society, the Kyofukai [Reform Society] and its sub-society the Kinshukai [Prohibition Society]. Similarly, Frances E.
Hepburn into a female boarding school in Yokohama. Unlike women's missionary societies of denominational churches, the WCTU had successfully eliminated clerical control by establishing itself as an interdenominational women's organization promoting the secular cause of temperance.
The question about the appropriateness of women's public speaking had long been debated in the United States since it challenged nineteenth-century gender ideology. In that article, an American author had reproduced her husband's speech, which protested a young minister's insistence that women keep silence in churches following wwomen apostle Paul's injunction.
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Although there were some cases where Tokyo WCTU members themselves gave mmen at their regular meetings, their two large public meetings held in and early had only male speakers, usually Protestant clergy or social reformers. In response, True became even more cautious, concerned not to cause any "unnecessary" conflict that would hamper the school's expansion.
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In the early s, she studied with Mary Kidder in Yokohama and became familiar with American middle-class Protestant women's values and customs. In breaking the convention that women refrain from speaking in public, Sasaki was able to take much bolder action than American missionary women.
His wife Toko Kimura became the virtual manager of the school, and Yoshiharu Iwamoto enthusiastically assisted Rev. Since the founding of the American Republic, women had been formally excluded from the male sphere of politics, and yet women collaborated with church authorities to influence the direction of the new Republic.
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While recognizing the importance seeoing cooperating with men, Sasaki insisted that the Tokyo WCTU should not be a men's but sweking women's organization and that men would never know women's pains and troubles unless women spoke out see Document Kumaji Kimura, presided over the meeting. Leavitt during her four-month visit to Japan from 1 June to 6 October and subsequent efforts of Japanese churchwomen to form a union in Tokyo, which became an affiliate of the WWCTU.
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During his absence, his wife Toko took care of his grandmother and mother as well as their son.