Author: Muta Kazue
Categories: In-Depth with Nippon.com
This column, “High Court Decisions Augur Long Road to Women’s Equality in Japan,” is available through a partnership between Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA and Nippon.com. The article originally was written and published in Japanese on March 3, 2016 and in English on March 24, 2016. For the original posting, click here. On December 16
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Author: Japan Today
Categories: Daily Japan News
Japan has offered to provide assistance to the Rohingya boat people in an effort to help reconcile Myanmar’s government and ethnic minority groups. The Rohingya boat people have faced severe discrimination by the government of Myanmar.