89 minutes | May 21, 2021

Rebels With An Incredible Cause: Shidzue Kato & Malala Yousafzai

Tehya Fencik, host and creator of the podcast For the Love of History, tunes in all the way from Japan to join Melissa on the mic to celebrate the lives of some kick ass women. Tehya tells the story of Shidzue Kato, a courageous woman that introduced birth control to Japan in the 1930s. Melissa tells the story of Malala Yousafzai, a young Pakistani girl that was shot by the Taliban for vocalizing her support for children's right to an education. If you enjoy this episode, please leave a 5 star rating and written review on Apple Podcasts. If you're looking for ways to support this show, Check out my new support feature!In this episode, we talk about:Tehya's podcast, For the Love of History Tehya's journey around the states until discovering her forever home in JapanTehya's favorite Japanese liquor, Umeshu, and Melissa's Chris Baker Willamette Valley Rose Shidzue Kato's privileged upbringing and her shocking discovery of hardship in JapanMoving to the United States and meeting Margaret SangerIntroducing birth control to Japan + topics related to women's reproductive healthBecoming the first woman elected to the Diet of Japan and living through 2 World Wars! Malala Yousafzai's childhood growing up with a radically progressive father in PakistanMalala's blog and documentary with the BBC Surviving an attempted murder at 14 years oldBecoming the youngest person to receive the Noble Peace PrizeRESOURCES:Follow For the Love of History on InstagramSubscribe to For the Love of History on Apple PodcastsFollow Mimosa Sisterhood on InstagramCheck out this BBC article featuring some of Malala's diary entriesCheck out Malala's BBC DocumentaryLearn about Margaret SangerSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/mimosasisterhoodpodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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