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Acupuncture Today – December, 2020, Vol. 21, Issue 12

Combating All the "isms" in Asian Medicine, Pt. 2

By Pamela E. Ferguson, Dipl. ABT (NCCAOM), AOBTA & GSD-CI, LMT
"I don't know why North Americans are so obsessed with sexual abuse," a global shiatsu school owner told me by phone. "It doesn't happen in Japan." Oh yeah? Groping (Chikan in Japanese) on commuter trains was so bad in Tokyo, women-only cars were created several decades ago, primarily at the request of the metropolitan police. Yet some men still force their way into women-only cars during peak hours. 

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