Our Initiatives

March 8 is "Ineternational Women's Day." (March 8, 2019)

Social progress is possible when we work together! December 20 is "Ineternational Human Solidarity Day," a day to mark the importance of unity and global cooperation in pursuit of a better world. (December 20, 2018)

HeForShe public seminar on "Protecting Yourself from Harassment" was held at Nagoya University (November 29, 2018)

11月25日は、国連が定める「女性に対する暴力撤廃の国際デー」です。また、12月10日は、「世界人権デー」です。UN Women は、この間の16日間を"16 Days of Activism"と名づけ、女性に対する暴力撤廃のための強化期間と位置づけています。HeForShe 運動においても、世界中で、女性に対する暴力をなくすため、さまざまな活動が展開されています。本セミナーは、この一環として開催されました。 当日は、エッセイスト・タレントの小島慶子氏、NHK国際放送局記者の山本恵子氏をお招きして、とても幅広く、深い議論を交わすことができました。たくさんのご参加、本当にありがとうございました!

November 25 is the International Day for "the Elimination of Violence against Women" and December 10 is the Human Rights Day. So, UN Women designated the 16 days between these two days as "16 Days of Activism." HeForShe IMPACT Champions, including Nagoya University, are expected to join hands with people around the world to accelerate activities toward the elimination of violence against women. This seminar was organized as part of the "16 Days of Activism." At the public seminar, Nagoya University invited Ms. Keiko Kojima (independent essayst, talent, a visiting researcher at the University of Tokyo) and Ms. Keiko Yamamoto (Journalist at NHK World) and had a fruitful and facsnating discussions on harrassment and sexual consent issues. Thank you very much for joining the seminar!

Forum on gender equality at Mie Prefecture was held and this year's main topic was "HeForShe". At the forum, Nagoya University's activities and committments were introduced. (November 12, 2018)

Nagoya University HeForShe Club organized a Workshop “Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence in University Communities” It was really fascinating discussion! Thank you very much for your participation. (October 21, 2018)

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#tb to our #sexualharassmentoncampus workshop! We learned a lot from Kitanaka Sensei from #Higashiyama University and the #selfdefense workshop afterwards was quite #informative and #fun as well - as you can see. ちょっと遅れますけど我々のワークショップの写真です!^_^ 北仲先生の講演はとても勉強になりました。感謝です!🌟 午後の#護身術 のワークショップでもたくさん楽しく習いました。レペ先生ありがとうございました。⭐️🌟⭐️ Thank you @steppenlonewolf for being our cameraman for the day! • #heforshenu #1yearanniversary #heforshenustudentclu#名古屋大学 #大学におけるセクハラと性暴力 #heforshe

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UN Women Japan office and Shiseido Co., Ltd. held the symposium regarding HeForShe (October 20, 2018)


UN Women's press release and report is available at →http://japan.unwomen.org/ja/news-and-events/news/2018/10/heforshe-symposium

HeForShe club run a booth at Nagoya University “Home Coming Day”! Thank you very much for visiting us and your committment to HeForShe. (October 20, 2018)

UN Women hold HeForShe IMPACT Summit and launched IMPACT Solution Report (September 26, 2018)


UN Women Press release→http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2018/9/press-release-heforshe-impact-summit-2018

As a HeForShe IMPACT Champion, Nagoya University reported our achievemnet at the HeForShe IMPACT Summit.

Nagoya University released our University achieved our "Committment 1."

United Nations HeForShe IMPACT Summit 2018 is available at below

Nagoya University HeForShe Club organized a guest speaking event regarding various gender issues. It was a full success with a lot of people coming and participating in the Q&A after the talks by our great guest speakers! (July 10, 2018)

•日本語は下記• #tb to our very first guest speaking event a month ago! It was a full success with a lot of people coming and participating in the Q&A after the talks by our great professors and Senpai! Thank you Prof. Hopson, Prof. Vassileva and Gen Senpai for your informative and great talks! We learned a lot for sure! Next #workshop is coming up in October, so keep your 👀 peeled! #heforshenu #genderequality #gendertalk #guestspeakingevent #nagoyauniversity #heforshe 先月来てくださった皆様にありがとうございました!とても興味深い話を聞いて、先生たちと先輩に感謝です!(*^^*) 次のワークショップは10月に行う予定なので楽しみにして下さい! #名古屋大学 #ジェンダー #ジェンダー平等

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Nagoya University HeForShe Club participated Meidaisai Festival! (June 7-10, 2018)

What a #successful first day of #MeidaiSai ! We got over #💯 responses ! 🌟⭐️🌟 #HeForSheNU 100枚以上の反応メモをボードに貼ってもらいました!とても良いデイ1でした!#名大祭 #名大祭18 #名古屋大学

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A bit late, but here it is! The second day of #meidaisai was despite gloomy weather, another #success ! Thank you to everyone who contributed with a #thoughtful comment and #opinions. ⭐️🌟⭐️ #HeForSheNU #MEIDAIFESTIVAL • ちょっと遅れましたが、#日曜日 のアンケートの結果です!(*^^*) 雲ってましたけど、皆さんの #考え深い メモをたくさん頂いて #感謝 です!#名大祭 #名古屋大学 #Meidaisai18

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Leading Forum Preliminary Discussion (October 19, 2017)

President Matsuo speaks against #SexualHarassment (2017.12.20)

Global Ideathon: How can we eradicate gender-based violence (2017.10.19)

HeForShe Nagoya University-Shiseido-UN Women
Joint Workshop
「Youth for Gender Equality ~ジェネレーションZからのイニチアチブ」
HeforShe Shiseido-UN Women Joint Event (2017.10.14)
United Nation University(Tokyo, Aoyama)
U Thant International Conference Hall

HeForShe Nagoya University-Shiseido-UN Women
Joint Workshop
「Youth for Gender Equality ~ジェネレーションZからのイニチアチブ」
Nagoya University Workshop (2017.10.6)

President Matsuo participated in the
UN Women's Launch of HeForShe Gender Parity Report
in New York.

HeForShe slides projected at South Co-op (August 31, 2017)


President Matsuo spoke at ACCJ Chubu Women
in Business Summit (July 13, 2017, Nagoya)

Workshop "Healthy Relationships: A Date Rape Scenario
Analysis" (June 28 & July 21, 2017)

President Matsuo spoke at Gender Summit 10
(May 25-26, 2017, Tokyo)

Global Ideathon: How can we eradicate gender-based violence (December 6, 2016)

HeForShe Seminar "Promotion of Diversity and Women's
Leadership" (November 17, 2016)

Press Release of Parity Report at United Nations Headquarter
(September 20, 2016, NY)

A delegation from the NU's Women Leaders Program
to Promote Well-being in Asia, a MEXT Program for
leading Graduate Schools, visiting UN Women
(February 23, 2016, NY)


HeForShe Kickoff Symposium,"Engaging Men in Gender
Equality" (December 16, 2015)

HeForShe booth jointly run by Nagoya University and
UN Women at the 23rd World Scout Jamboree (July 28-
August 8, 2015, Ajisu Kirara Beach, Yamaguchi)

Nagoya University International Symposium "Promoting
Women's Leadership in Asia" (May 19, 2015)


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