#Yoshiro Mori

.Tokyo, Japan
Momoko Nojo is a 4th-year economics student at Keio University in Tokyo. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @momokonojo)

  • Momoko Nojo launched an online campaign against Tokyo Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori for his sexist remarks
  • The campaign resulted in global outrage against Mori
  • Mori resigned last week and has been replaced by Seiko Hashimoto

.Tokyo, Japan
The 56-year-old lawmaker, Seiko Hashimoto, is a member of Japan's ruling party. (Photo Credit: AFP File Photo)

  • Yoshiro Mori has resigned from the post making sexist remarks
  • Seiko Hashimoto, Japan's Olympics Minister might take up this role
  • She is also the minister of women empowerment since 2019

.Tokyo, Japan
Yoshiro Mori resigned as the head of the Tokyo Olympics organising committee on Friday. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • An eight-person committee met for the first time on Monday
  • The panel 'discussed the qualities required of a new president' and agreed on five selection criteria
  • Yoshiro Mori resigned after his comments that women talk too much in meetings sparked a global stir

.Tokyo, Japan
Former Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee chief Yoshiro Mori sparked global outcry last week when he said women speak too much in meetings. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • "My inappropriate statement has caused a lot of chaos. I would like to express my sincere apologies," Yoshiro Mori said
  • Prominent sports administrator Saburo Kawabuchi was touted to replace him, but his selection is facing opposition
  • "Inside the organising committee, there are some voicing concern," a source said

.Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori has apologised for his remarks. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Major Japanese media outlets have reported that Mori wishes to step down
  • He is planning to announce his resignation at a meeting of Games organisers on Friday
  • The International Olympic Committee said they considered the matter closed

.Tokyo, Japan
The Tokyo 2020 organizers have called for a meeting over the sexist remarks by chief Yoshido Mori. (Photo Credit: AFP/PTI)

  • Tokyo 2020 organisers are calling for a special meet on Friday, to discuss the response by people, who want Mori to resign
  • An online petition calling for action against Mori gathered more than 140,000 signatures
  • Almost 400 Olympic and Paralympic volunteers have quit, following Mori's remarks

.Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori was condemned over his sexist remark. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Yoshiro Mori sparked outrage after he said women "have difficulty" speaking concisely
  • At a press conference called for his apology, Mori said, "I don't speak to women much"
  • He is a former prime minister of Japan

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Tokyo 2020 Organizing committee President Yoshiro Mori delivers a New Year's address in Tokyo (Photo credit: AP/PTI Photo)

  • Mori on Thursday apologised for saying women "have difficulty"
  • The comments were slammed as out-of-touch
  • Mori served as prime minister between April 2000 and 2001