Barriers stunting progress in women’s economic, political empowerment topic of Speaker Series events

Author: Zachary Shaykin

Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog

Policies under the umbrella of “Womenomics” enacted by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have had an effect on gender equality in Japan, but many barriers still stunt progress in women’s economic and political empowerment, leading expert Mitsuko Horiuchi said at a Sasakawa USA event on April 27. Sasakawa USA welcomed Ms. Horiuchi, the President of

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Answers for declining birth rate, aging population sought at seminar

Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog

A slight rise in Japan’s birth rate in the past decade is no cause for celebration but instead reflects the “tempo effect” resulting from couples choosing to marry later in life, Sasakawa USA’s Director of Programs and Senior Fellow Daniel Bob said while introducing a seminar February 9 on the aging population in Japan. “That

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