Saturday, 8 July 2017
Japan's first warship captain takes control: Miho Otani
Here's Commander Miho Otani, Japan’s first female warship captain. She's 45, has a 12-year-old daughter and faced family opposition at first.
“I feel that male and females are very much equal in terms of careers. I get the same salary. […]There are some duties I can’t assume, such as going on submarines, but other than that, there are not many jobs that I cannot do. I feel it’s equal” she announced very diplomatically.
In fact, Japan's navy has been slow in letting in women. And most countries' navies have been - in principle - allowing women on submarines for at least six years.
Read more at https://humansatsea.com/2017/07/04/meet-commander-miho-otani-japans-first-female-warship-captain/