A group called the "Lifestyles of Deaf Women" launched a project regarding history of Deaf women in January. It is a part of the group activities to empower Deaf women and promote to study about themselves.
The first meeting will take place on April 3, 2010 at Tokyo with the theme on signed history of Deaf women.
Keiko Iwata, a leader of the group, presents a lecture on the lives that the Deaf women had spent since the 1920's including her own experience as a Deaf woman.
Spoken interpreting and OHP note taking will be provided.