Women Rising in Japan? A Post-Trip Briefing by Mine The Gap

On December 4, 2018, Sasakawa USA hosted a lunch discussion with Mine The Gap co-founders, Kristin Haffert and Jessica Grounds to discuss their takeaways from their recent trip to Tokyo, where they shared best practices in training women to run for political office. This policy lunch event was moderated by Sasakawa USA Research Assistant Darah Phillip.

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The All Japan Obachan Party: A Political Voice for Middle-Aged Women

Author: Taniguchi Mayumi

Categories: In-Depth with Nippon.com

This article is available through a partnership between Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA and Nippon.com. Article was originally written and published in Japanese on September 1, 2015. For original posting, click here.  Seventy years after women’s suffrage was first recognized in Japan, the number of female representatives in Japan’s National Diet is still stuck in the

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