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  • 2019.09.02 Call for stories: HeForShe Writing Contest

    Nagoya University HeForShe Committee is pleased to announce the HeForShe Writing Contest is open and call for stories.
    This Writing Contest is jointly organized with the University of Waterloo and other HeForShe University IMPACT Champions.

    [About the University of Waterloo’s HeForShe Writing Contest]
    As part of the commitment to the UN Women’s HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10 initiative, the University of Waterloo presents the HeForShe writing contest each fall. 2019 ? 2020 will mark the fourth year of the successful contest, with each year receiving between 40 ? 50 submissions from our community.
    Gender equity calls for all of our voices and all of our stories. To achieve lasting change, we must connect experiences of gender to a diverse understanding of equity in our community and in our world. Everyone in Nagoya University ? students, staff, faculty, and alumni ? are invited to share their stories, real and imagined, about building a better and more equitable world.

    [Category]
    Poetry, Fiction, and Creative non-fiction

    [Theme of 2019]
    The 2019 ? 20 contest theme is LEGACY.
    When gender equity is connected to the dream of equality for everyone, how is our world made better? In what ways are you #HeForShe?

    * Maximum 5000 words in English
    * Individual prizes of $500 are awarded for the top submission in each category (poetry, creative non-fiction, and fiction). Selected submissions are also included in the University of Waterloo anthology on gender equity that is published and presented at our International Women’s Day dinner. Also, the winners will be invited to attend the University of Waterloo’s International Women’s Day Dinner in 2020 in Canada. (Travel cost to Canada will be covered by Nagoya University)

    [Eligibility of submission]
    Contest is open to all students, faculty, staff, and alumni of the IMPACT Champion Institution including Nagoya University.

    [How to submit]
    Please submit your story by 1 November 2019 to heforshe@adm.nagoya-u.ac.jp

    Formatting requirements and further information→https://uwaterloo.ca/heforshe/heforshe-writing-contest


    We are looking forward to receiving your stories!
  • 2019.08.26 Nagoya University Graduate School of Law | Public Seminar "Living with diverse gender"

    Nagoya University Graduate School of Law will organize the public seminar as follows.

    [Date & Time]
    Day 1: 21 September 2019 (Saturday), 10:00-15:00
    Day 2: 22 September 2019 (Sunday), 10:00-15:00
    [Venue] AC Forum, 2nd floor of the Asia Legal Exchange Plaza building, Nagoya University
    [Language] Japanese
    *Registration is required
    Seminar details→http://www.law.nagoya-u.ac.jp/_userdata/2019kokaikoza.pdf

    Registration→
    https://www.ics-com.biz/web_entry/nagoya/entries/add/89
  • 2019.05.20 HeForShe Public Seminar / Film Screening "Boys for Sale"

    Nagoya University will organize the HeForShe public seminar and the film screening of "Boys for Sale". The screening will be followed by a Q&A session with the Executive Producer, Mr. Ian Thomas Ash and the actor of the documentary, Ko.
    Everyone is welcome!

    [Date & Time] 18 June 2019 (Tuesday), 14:30-16:30
    [Venue] ES Hall, ES Building 1st floor, Nagoya University
    *Registration is required
    *Admission Free (Ages 18 and over only)

    »Event flyer
    Registration for the event→https://forms.gle/tSpqQDVKsbTGugAdA
  • 2019.05.14 Film Screening "The Man Who Mends Women" at Daiko campus

    Film screening event will be held as follows. At the event, a documentary film about Doctor Denis Mukwege, a gynecologist and a human rights activist who mended thousands of women who have been raped during the 20 years of conflicts in the East of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, will be screened!

    [Date/Time/Venue]
    Screening: May 22, 2019(Tue)18:15 - 20:15
    at Nagoya University Daiko campus, Main-building 2nd Floor, Lecture room 2
    Admission Free
    For students and staff of Nagoya University ONLY

    [Language] French (with Japanese subtitles)

  • 2019.03.06 Happy Women talk event for International Womens Day

    To celebrate the International Women's Day, the following talk event will be held.

    [Date/Time/Venue]
    Event: March 8, 2019(Fri)18:30 - 19:30pm
    at Rose Terrace, 7th floor of JR Takashimaya Gate Tower Mall
    [Language] Japanese

    Admission Free
    Link→https://happywoman.online/event/hwf/hwf2019/aichi/
  • 2019.02.06 Film Screening "The Man Who Mends Women"

    Film screening event will be held as follows. At the event, a documentary film about Doctor Denis Mukwege, a gynecologist and a human rights activist who mended thousands of women who have been raped during the 20 years of conflicts in the East of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, will be screened!

    [Date/Time/Venue]
    Screening: February 21, 2019(Thu)2:00pm - 4:00pm
    at Nagoya University Gender Research Library Lecture Room (2nd Floor)
    Admission Free
    For students and staff of Nagoya University ONLY

    [Language] French (with Japanese subtitles)

    »Event flyer
  • 2019.01.21 Call for Application: Internship at UN Women Tokyo Office (Deadline Jan 31)
    UN Women: Advocacy, Outreach and Resource Mobilization Intern
    Location: UN Women Tokyo Office
    Duration:6 month
    Details are https://bit.ly/2Ddm59a
  • 2018.11.12 HeForShe Club Movie Screening Event

    As a part of "16days of Activism", Nagoya University's HeForShe club is going to hold a movie screening event.everyone is welcome!

      Date: 6 December 2018 (Thursday), 18:00-20:00
      Venue: School of Humanities Room 313
      Discussion led by: Ma Ran (Associate Professor, Nagoya University G30)
      Film:Japan's Secret Shame

  • 2018.11.12 HeForShe Public Seminar: How to protect yourself from harassment

    Nagoya University will organize the HeForShe public seminar. The event information is following.
    Everyone is welcome!

    [Date & Time] 29 November 2018 (Thursday), 13:00-15:00
    [Venue] Sakata Hirata Hall, Nagoya University
    [Guest speakers]
    Ms. Keiko Kojima
    Ms. Sachiko Osawa
    Ms. Keiko Yamamoto
    »Event flyer
    »Program
    Registration for the event→http://bit.ly/2CWI0BR
  • 2018.11.12 Event information:Workshop "i SELECT SHOP by I LADY."

    Mie preferctural center for gender equality will host the workshop regarding gender and sex.
    Event detail is available at→https://www.center-mie.or.jp/frente/event/sponsor/detail/24599
  • 2018.10.19 Event information:HeForShe Symposium by UN Woman and Shiseido Co.,Ltd.

    UN Women Japan office and Shiseido Co., Ltd. will host the symposium regarding HeForShe.
    The details of the event is following; [Date & Time] 20 October 2018 (Saturday), 13:00-17:00
    [Venue] U Tant International Conference Hall at the United Nations University
    5-53-70 Jingumae Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8925 Japan [Language] Japanese [Host]UN Women Japan Office / Shiseido Co.,Ltd. Registration is required. Details are→http://japan.unwomen.org/ja/news-and-events/events/2018/october/heforshe-shiseido
  • 2018.10.19 HeForShe club will run a booth at Nagoya University “Home Coming Day

    HeForShe club will run a booth at Nagoya University “Home Coming Day”!
    Please visit us!
    [Date & Time] 20 October 2018 (Saturday), 11:00-16:00
    [Venue] Foyer at the Toyota Auditorium, Nagoya University

    For further information is available at→http://www.nagoya-u.ac.jp/extra/home-coming-day/hcd_14/index.html
  • 2018.10.19 Nagoya University's HeForShe comittment has been introduced at the latest "Mnews"

    Mie prefecture Gender Equality Center "Frente Mie" kindly introduced HeForShe and Nagoya University's committment to HeForShe in their latest information magazine "Mnews" vol.123!
    We apprecaite the facsnating article about HeForShe!
    Please refer the magazine from the link→https://www.center-mie.or.jp/main/files/Mnews/123web.pdf
  • 2018.10.09 Workshop “Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence in University Communities” (HeForShe club presents)

    Nagoya University HeForShe club will organize a workshop event on sexual harassment and sexual violence.
    Everyone is welcome!

    [Date & Time] 21 October 2018 (Sunday), 10:00-17:00
    [Venue] Asia Legal Exchange Plaza, 2nd floor AC Forum (in Nagoya University, Higashiyama campus)
    [Guest speakers and topics]
    10:00-12:30 Lecture and Q&A Session by Associate Professor Chisato Kitanaka (Harassment Consultation Office, Hiroshima University)
    14:00-17:00 Self-defense Workshop & Discussion

    [Registration] Please send your name, affiliation, and contact to heforshenu758@gmail.com

    *This event will be in Japanese
     »You can download a flyer from here

    *This event is supported by the Gender Research Library (GRL) Grants for Gender Studies Workshops 2018.
  • 2018.09.03 Forum of Gender Equality
    Mie Pref.Gender Equality Center"Frente Mie"

    Date:10 November, 2018 (Saturday)
    Venue:Mie Pref.Gender Equality Center"Frente Mie"

     »You can download a flyer from here
    Details arehttps://www.center-mie.or.jp/frente/event/sponsor/detail/24671
  • 2018.06.20 Guest Speaking Event on Gender Issues (HeForShe club presents)

    Nagoya University HeForShe club will organize a guest speaking event on various gender issues.
    Details of the seminar are following. Eveyone is welcome!

    [Date & Time] 10 July 2018 (Tuesday), 18:30-21:00
    [Venue] Craig's Cafe (in Nagoya University, Higashiyama campus)
    [Guest speakers and topics]
    1. Ms. Genevieve Tan (4th-year Undergraduate Student, Nagoya University): "Good wife, Wise mother"
    2. Prof. Nathan Hopson (Associate professor, Graduate School of Humanities, Nagoya University): "Early Japanese Feminism"
    3. Prof. Maria Vassileva (Associate professor, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University): "Gender inequality: you cannot treat a disease if you don't understand its root cause"

    [Registration] Please send your name, affiliation, and contact to heforshenu758@gmail.com
    [Cost]A drink from Craig's Cafe

    *This event will be in English
     »You can download a flyer from here
  • 2018.05.14 Call for Application: Internship at UN Women Tokyo Office (Deadline May 16)
    UN Women: Advocacy, Outreach and Resource Mobilization Intern
    Location: UN Women Tokyo Office
    Duration:6 month
    Details are https://goo.gl/forms/yG9XQGYWTbQRxUxj1
  • February 14, 2018 We will hold a HeForShe seminar, "What Can We Do for Gender Equality? Learning from Best Practices" on Friday, March 16th. » For more details:
    Registration for the Seminar→https://goo.gl/forms/yG9XQGYWTbQRxUxj1
  • December 25, 2017 President Matsuo made a video speach against #SexualHarassmenton December 25, 2017 and the article of this was published in Asahi Shinbun (Newspaper).
  • December 20, 2017 President Matsuo speaks against #SexualHarassment.
    » Movie
  • December 1, 2017 UN Women: Advocacy, Outreach and Resource Mobilization Intern
    Location : Tokyo, JAPAN
    Application Deadline:13-Dec-17(Midnight New York, USA)
    Type of Contract: Internship
    Starting SDate:01-Feb-2018
    Duration of Initial Contact:6 months
    Details are:http://bit.ly/2zKQev4
  • October 21, 2017 Homecoming Day 2017 HeForShe event, “Commitments and Contribution Toward Gender Equality”
    » href="https://youtu.be/mOu1mhgtnkc?t=9" target="_blank" movie
  • October 14, 2017 HeForShe Shiseido-UN Women Joint Event held in Tokyo at the UN University, Tokyo.
  • October 6, 2017 Students participated in the HeForShe Workshop Youth for Gender Equality.
    » Flyer
  • Sept 20, 2017 Nagoya University President Matsuo participated in the UN Women's Launch of HeForShe Gender Parity Report in New York.
    » Flyer
  • August 8, 2017 【Running Club】Join us for NU Run for HeForShe! We will showcase Nagoya University’s commitment to gender equality at the Nagoya City Marathon event on March 10-11, 2018. Please see the flyer for practice dates.

    » Flyer
  • August 4, 2017 【Upcoming Workshop】Students are invited to participate in the HeForShe Workshop Youth for Gender Equality on October 6, 2017. They will discuss issues on suggested gender-ralated topics and present solutions to the fellow participants and judges.
    » Flyer
  • July 13, 2017 President Matsuo spoke at ACCJ Chubu Women in Business Summit as a panelist.
    » Program
  • May 25-26, 2017 President Matsuo made a speech at Gender Summit 10. HeForShe booth and posters were presented.(Hitotsubashi Hall, Tokyo)
    » Program
  • March 8, 2017 Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, shared a message celebrating achievements within the HeForShe movement and encouraging further actions to promote gender equality.
    » Movie
  • March 8, 2017 HeForShe Seminar in the spirit of International Women's Day, "Project WOMEN - We're Outstanding, Marvelous, and ENergetic - " hosted by PwC Japan Group, Bunkyo City, Unilever Japan, and UN Women Japan Liaison Office. Prof. Aya Okada will speak as a panelist.
  • March 7, 2017 HeForShe Seminar "Our future workplace‐ changes in innovation; Our life and work – changes in mindset" hosted by PwC Japan Group, Bunkyo City, Unilever Japan, and UN Women Japan Liaison Office. President Seiichi Matsuo sends a video message with other male leaders.
    » Flyer »Speakers & Panelists
  • January 24, 2016 HeForShe Impact 10x10x10 Corporate Champions released "HeForShe Impact 10x10x10 Corporate Parity Report 2016" at the 2016 World Economic Forum in Davos
  • December 16, 2015 Nagoya University Kickoff Symposium on the Promotion of the HeForShe Campaign "Engaging Men in Gender Equality"
    » Poster (PDF)
  • Setember 5, 2015 Nagoya University highlighted in HeForShe TED Talk
  • August 30, 2015 Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Women Executive Director, expressed her high appreciation and expectation for cooperation with Nagoya University as one of the 10 IMPACT Champion Universities.
  • August 29, 2015 "Nagoya University earns U.N. recognition for promoting career success for women" - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun
  • August 28, 2015 Hitomi Tsukuda (2nd-year Master's student, Graduate School of Education and Human Development) participated in a special session "Youth Table" at the World Assembly for Women 2015 (WAW!) organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
  • August 7, 2015 Nagoya University Participates in a HeForShe Campaign at the 23rd World Scout Jamboree
  • May 19, 2015

    Nagoya University International Symposium on "Promoting Women's Leadership in Asia"

    » Report (PDF)
  • May 7, 2015 Nagoya University President Selected among 10 World University Presidents Showing Leadership to Advance Women's Empowerment
  • May 6, 2015 "Nagoya University head honored for work on women’s rights" - AJW by the Asahi Shimbun
  • May 6, 2015 Meet 10 CEOs and University Leaders Working For Gender Equality | TIME

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