High Court Decisions Augur Long Road to Women’s Equality in Japan

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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The All Japan Obachan Party: A Political Voice for Middle-Aged Women

Author: Taniguchi Mayumi

Categories: In-Depth with Nippon.com

This article is available through a partnership between Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA and Nippon.com. Article was originally written and published in Japanese on September 1, 2015. For original posting, click here.  Seventy years after women’s suffrage was first recognized in Japan, the number of female representatives in Japan’s National Diet is still stuck in the

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