American women’s rights activist.
Under general Douglas MacArthur, she was highly involved in writing Japan’s feminist laws into its post-WWII constitution. They are some of the most progressive in the world.
[Gordon] is the most significant feminist of the 20th century you may never have heard of.
Beate Sirota Gordon - Wikipedia
"Beate Sirota Gordon" - Jewish Women's Archive
"Jewish feminist Beate Sirota Gordon changes women’s rights in Japan" – The Jerusalem Post (2020)