Most Japanese believe gender inequality remains entrenched, but increasingly support greater equalityDecember 2, 2016
Author: Tobias Harris
Categories: Japan Political Pulse
The Japanese government’s quadrennial survey of public attitudes on gender equality, published on October 31, reveals how difficult it remains for Japanese leaders to uproot traditional gender roles. Since 2012, perceptions of equality across Japanese society have barely budged, and in some areas have worsened.
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: The Japan News
Categories: Daily Japan News
University courses designed to help women re-enter the workforce after a lapse in employment are becoming more prevalent.