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Kyla Ryan is an editorial assistant at The Diplomat.

Japan’s Immigration Reluctance
September 15, 2015
Japan’s Immigration Reluctance
Despite its demographic crisis, Japan isn’t interested in relaxing its immigration controls.
Japan’s Immigration Reluctance
Setagaya Ward Becomes Second in Japan to Recognize Same-Sex Couples
August 20, 2015
Setagaya Ward Becomes Second in Japan to Recognize Same-Sex Couples
Could the announcement trigger a domino effect?
Setagaya Ward Becomes Second in Japan to Recognize Same-Sex Couples
G7 2016 Summit to Be Held at Site of Mie’s Ise Shrine
July 20, 2015
G7 2016 Summit to Be Held at Site of Mie’s Ise Shrine
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hopes to send a message with the choice of location.
G7 2016 Summit to Be Held at Site of Mie’s Ise Shrine
Poll: Japanese Women Don’t Want to Lead
July 10, 2015
Poll: Japanese Women Don’t Want to Lead
Despite an urgent need for greater economic participation by women, they don’t seem to be interested.
Poll: Japanese Women Don’t Want to Lead
Japan: Controversy Over the National Anthem
June 22, 2015
Japan: Controversy Over the National Anthem
Educators and bureaucrats take their fight over the national anthem to court.
Japan: Controversy Over the National Anthem
Labor Exploitation Revealed in Australia’s Food Industry
May 31, 2015
Labor Exploitation Revealed in Australia’s Food Industry
A current affairs show reveals widespread exploitation of working holidaymakers in Australia.
Labor Exploitation Revealed in Australia’s Food Industry
‘Cheap and Trendy’ Fashion Comes at a Price
May 18, 2015
‘Cheap and Trendy’ Fashion Comes at a Price
The rise of “fast fashion” is influencing labor standards in Asia and elsewhere.
‘Cheap and Trendy’ Fashion Comes at a Price
Shibuya Takes Japan a Step Forward on Marriage Equality
April 08, 2015
Shibuya Takes Japan a Step Forward on Marriage Equality
Same-sex couples are celebrating a milestone for LGBT rights in Japan.
Shibuya Takes Japan a Step Forward on Marriage Equality
Nadeshiko Sushi: Women Make Inroads in a Traditional Industry
February 27, 2015
Nadeshiko Sushi: Women Make Inroads in a Traditional Industry
A new restaurant is challenging a traditionally male-dominated domain.
Nadeshiko Sushi: Women Make Inroads in a Traditional Industry
Maternity Harassment in Japan
February 11, 2015
Maternity Harassment in Japan
Ambitious Japanese women struggle to balance family and career.
Maternity Harassment in Japan
Left Behind: The Afghan Translators Who Served With the U.S. Military
January 08, 2015
Left Behind: The Afghan Translators Who Served With the U.S. Military
Too many Afghans are being left stranded, at serious risk.
Left Behind: The Afghan Translators Who Served With the U.S. Military
Rula Ghani, Afghanistan’s Unusually Prominent First Lady
December 07, 2014
Rula Ghani, Afghanistan’s Unusually Prominent First Lady
Could a high-profile first lady improve the lot of Afghanistan’s women?
Rula Ghani, Afghanistan’s Unusually Prominent First Lady
The Women Who Escape From North Korea
November 24, 2014
The Women Who Escape From North Korea
North Korean women who flee their country are often targets for exploitation.
The Women Who Escape From North Korea
Review: <i>What Do You Want to Create Today?</i>
October 26, 2014
Review: What Do You Want to Create Today?
How the unique qualities of Japanese culture influenced a successful businessman.
Review: What Do You Want to Create Today?
Child Brides of South Asia
October 17, 2014
Child Brides of South Asia
How education could unlock the prison of child marriage for young girls.
Child Brides of South Asia
Casinos and Japan’s Gambling Addiction
September 23, 2014
Casinos and Japan’s Gambling Addiction
Legalizing casinos could compound Japan’s ‘gaming’ problem.
Casinos and Japan’s Gambling Addiction
A Former Japanese Yankii Gets a World-Class Education
September 01, 2014
A Former Japanese Yankii Gets a World-Class Education
How a one-time underachiever eventually enrolled in one of the world’s most prestigious universities.
A Former Japanese Yankii Gets a World-Class Education
South Korea’s Failure to Support Working Women
August 20, 2014
South Korea’s Failure to Support Working Women
Much like Japan, Korean women face serious inequality issues.
South Korea’s Failure to Support Working Women
Japan: Hate Speech vs. Free Speech
August 04, 2014
Japan: Hate Speech vs. Free Speech
With rising anti-Korean demonstrations, could Japan rethink its position on allowing hate speech?
Japan: Hate Speech vs. Free Speech
Cambodia’s Ongoing Human Trafficking Problem
July 28, 2014
Cambodia’s Ongoing Human Trafficking Problem
The country still sees a trade in girls as young as five years old.
Cambodia’s Ongoing Human Trafficking Problem
Japan’s Better Hafu
July 22, 2014
Japan’s Better Hafu
Can Japan’s laws keep up with its emerging internationalization?
Japan’s Better Hafu
Japanese Women Fight to Break the Bamboo Ceiling
July 14, 2014
Japanese Women Fight to Break the Bamboo Ceiling
Amid all the talk of ‘womenomics,’ where do women really stand in Japanese society?
Japanese Women Fight to Break the Bamboo Ceiling
Pakistan’s Woeful Record on ‘Honor Killings’
July 09, 2014
Pakistan’s Woeful Record on ‘Honor Killings’
After a particularly shocking case, will Pakistan finally revise its laws?
Pakistan’s Woeful Record on ‘Honor Killings’
NHK Ignores Tokyo Self-Immolation
July 01, 2014
NHK Ignores Tokyo Self-Immolation
A man sets himself on fire in protest at Abe’s policies. But that’s not news for NHK.
NHK Ignores Tokyo Self-Immolation
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