Japanese ex-soldier wins US Woman of Courage award

By Akiko Okamoto
Updated March 2 2024 - 1:55pm, first published 1:49pm
Rina Gonoi's win in a sexual harassment case led to scrutiny and reform in Japan's defence forces. (EPA PHOTO)
Rina Gonoi's win in a sexual harassment case led to scrutiny and reform in Japan's defence forces. (EPA PHOTO)

A former soldier who brought about change in the Japanese military with her victory in a sexual harassment case is being honoured by the US with an International Women of Courage award.

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