Barriers stunting progress in women’s economic, political empowerment topic of Speaker Series events
Author: Zachary Shaykin
Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog
Policies under the umbrella of “Womenomics” enacted by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have had an effect on gender equality in Japan, but many barriers still stunt progress in women’s economic and political empowerment, leading expert Mitsuko Horiuchi said at a Sasakawa USA event on April 27. Sasakawa USA welcomed Ms. Horiuchi, the President of
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Date: April 27-28, 2016
Sasakawa USA hosted a private conversation with Dr. Mitsuko Horiuchi, Visiting Professor at Bunkyo Gakuin University Graduate School of Foreign Studies, and Dr. Linda Hasunuma, Assistant Professor of Government at Franklin and Marshall College, on the topic of the state of Womenomics and gender equality in Japan.