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Japan Diary 2016, Fukushima+5, Part 4. Atomic Radiation is More Harmful to Girls and Women

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Picture1-wordsI have been in this job at NIRS for 25 years (03-03-1991—now). I can hear: “Mary, 50 women is not a meaningful sample size!” (I reply: Correct; for a study).

And: “Those women you met at Mama Tea Parties are self-selected activists—so they are a completely biased sample!” (Me: Correct, but this is not a study; these women are not a sample, they are leaders! They are Representatives with a capitol “R”!)

Worst: “Mary, you are simply servicing the ‘official’ government line! All of the symptoms you described could have any cause; these women are ‘just’ suffering anxiety and stress, and therefore they link their problems to radiation. There is no basis. These are ‘just’ women who are afraid of radiation; It is ALL IN THEIR HEADS!”

I hope anyone who shares those thoughts are back with me today. Please consider the points I have brought to Japan on gender…

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March 8, 2016 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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