Sunday, March 27, 1921: The right of the eldest daughter to be educated.

Sunday, March 27, 1921: Letter to the Tokyo Asahi Shimbun regarding the right of the eldest daughter to be educated. The birth rate in Japan peaked in 1920. It was normal for every family to have about seven brothers and sisters. Among them, the eldest daughter was often expected to take care of her younger brothers and sisters and was deprived of the opportunity to receive education herself. This article predicted that Japan’s birthrate would decline in the future due to the emphasis on education.

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