Hidehiko Yamashita ( Japan )

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Hidehiko Yamashita ( Japan )
: Research and Advocacy Intern

Hidehiko is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in International Studies at Soka University of America. He is originally from Japan but moved to the U.S. at the age of 15. At university, he is majoring in Peace Studies as well as East Asian History. He is very passionate about the U.N. initiatives of human rights. 

“Without the empowerment of women, the Culture of Peace is never achievable,” is among Hidehiko’s favorite quotes. This word inspires him to learn more about Women, Peace & Security. He is looking forward to learning more about the empowerment of women and gender equality through experience at GNWP.