Guardian Girls Karate for World Assembly for Women in LA
On December 8, the Consulate General of Japan in LA and JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles hosted “World Assembly for Women in LA: Women’s Essential Role in an Inclusive Society” in cooperation with the Los Angeles Next Generation Japanese American Leaders Initiative, Women & Diversity Subcommittee, to promote women’s empowerment and support the further advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion in LA. The Japan's Consul General Kenko Sone welcomed everyone.
At the reception following the program, Mr. Shin Koyamada, Co-Founder of the Koyamada International Foundation (KIF) Global, shared the mission of the “Guardian Girls,” a global gender-based violence initiative to empower vulnerable girls and young women to defend themselves through martial arts and self-defense training.
Article news on the Japan's Consulate General LA - https://www.la.us.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_en/2022_WAWinLA.html
About World Assembly for Women (WAW!)
This conference is one of the efforts to realize gender equality and women’s empowerment, which is one of the priority issues of the Government of Japan. Having many leading figures from all over the world in the conference, we are expecting to have lively discussions on various women's issues. WAW! is scheduled to be held as a platform of discussion about gender-related issues. - WAW!