Most Japanese believe gender inequality remains entrenched, but increasingly support greater equality
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: The Mainichi
The Democratic Party of Japan is focusing on the country’s wealth gap in its criticism of the Liberal Democratic Party. However, the Mainichi believes the DPJ must clarify specific differences in its outlook and policies, in order to deepen its debate with the LDP.