THE NEW WOMAN IN JAPAN. WE desire at the outset to disclaim any intention of using the term "new woman " in a jocose or satirical way. It is not our purpose. If women weren't hard enough to understand, women from Japan make the already incomprehensible even more so. How do they accomplish this? Well before. 1 day ago An MP from Japan's governing party has been accused of sexism after he said young Japanese women should have more children or face.