Answers for declining birth rate, aging population sought at seminar

Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog

A slight rise in Japan’s birth rate in the past decade is no cause for celebration but instead reflects the “tempo effect” resulting from couples choosing to marry later in life, Sasakawa USA’s Director of Programs and Senior Fellow Daniel Bob said while introducing a seminar February 9 on the aging population in Japan. “That

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Japan’s Gender Imbalance: Country ranked 101st Among 145 Nations on Equality Index

Author: Murakami Naohisa

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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.

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