Monday, October 03, 2016

Mr. Mom-San

Japanese men gird their guts:
The men hold their regular government meetings, shop for groceries, and struggle with basic actions such as climbing stairs. “One man tries to pull on his socks and finally gives up in exhaustion. Another is offered a seat on a bus,”

Reuters notes, quoting one of the governors, Tsugumasa Muraoka of Yamaguchi, admitting in the video, “I really didn’t understand. Now that I understand what my wife put up with for so many months, I’m full of gratitude.”

The video is the brainchild of the Kyushu Yamaguchi Work Life Promotion Campaign, an initiative intended to encourage Japanese men to help women around the house more often and, in turn, allow women to work more outside of the house.
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