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World in Progress: #MeToo in Japan

Shiori Ito broke the silence about rape in Japan, but she also faced a huge backlash. Since Ito published a book accusing a leading political journalist with raping her, more women have started to speak out. Several high ranking officials have resigned over allegations of sexual violence. But it's hard to change a culture that values harmony over conflict, as reporter Michaela Vieser reports.

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Report: Michaela Vieser