True Stories from Japan: U.S.-Japan partnerships critical to building stronger advocacy programs

Author: Tomoko Fukuda

Categories: Sasakawa USA Alumni, Sasakawa USA Blog, True Stories from Japan

I recently participated in Sasakawa USA’s Civil Society Exchange Program – a week-long dialogue that brought members of Japan’s Civil Society to the United States to interact with their counterparts in the U.S. This was the first opportunity I had to have a genuine dialogue with U.S. Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and expand the understanding of international development.

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Panel discussion focuses on methods for empowering women in developing Asian countries

Author: Zachary Shaykin

Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog

Just a day after International Women’s Day, Sasakawa USA co-hosted “U.S.-Japan Dialogue on International Development,” a public forum with The Asia Foundation on March 9, 2016, featuring prominent figures in both Japanese and U.S. civil society to discuss women’s rights and empowerment in Asia. The challenges that women face when seeking equal opportunities in the

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