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: Murakami Naohisa
Categories: In-Depth with Nippon.com
While Prime Minister Abe Shinzō has promoted the slogan of creating a society where women can shine, Japan continues to struggle to bridge its gender gap. The country languishes at 101st, the lowest among advanced nations, on the World Economic Forum’s global index on gender equality.