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Kyla Ryan

Kyla Ryan is an editorial assistant at The Diplomat.

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September 15, 2015

Japan’s Immigration Reluctance

By Kyla Ryan
Despite its demographic crisis, Japan isn’t interested in relaxing its immigration controls.

August 20, 2015

Setagaya Ward Becomes Second in Japan to Recognize Same-Sex Couples

By Kyla Ryan
Could the announcement trigger a domino effect?
July 20, 2015

G7 2016 Summit to Be Held at Site of Mie’s Ise Shrine

By Kyla Ryan
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hopes to send a message with the choice of location.

July 10, 2015

Poll: Japanese Women Don’t Want to Lead

By Kyla Ryan
Despite an urgent need for greater economic participation by women, they don’t seem to be interested.

June 22, 2015

Japan: Controversy Over the National Anthem

By Kyla Ryan
Educators and bureaucrats take their fight over the national anthem to court.

May 31, 2015

Labor Exploitation Revealed in Australia’s Food Industry

By Kyla Ryan
A current affairs show reveals widespread exploitation of working holidaymakers in Australia.
May 18, 2015

‘Cheap and Trendy’ Fashion Comes at a Price

By Kyla Ryan
The rise of “fast fashion” is influencing labor standards in Asia and elsewhere.

April 08, 2015

Shibuya Takes Japan a Step Forward on Marriage Equality

By Kyla Ryan
Same-sex couples are celebrating a milestone for LGBT rights in Japan.

February 27, 2015

Nadeshiko Sushi: Women Make Inroads in a Traditional Industry

By Kyla Ryan
A new restaurant is challenging a traditionally male-dominated domain.

February 11, 2015

Maternity Harassment in Japan

By Kyla Ryan
Ambitious Japanese women struggle to balance family and career.

January 08, 2015

Left Behind: The Afghan Translators Who Served With the U.S. Military

By Kyla Ryan
Too many Afghans are being left stranded, at serious risk.
December 07, 2014

Rula Ghani, Afghanistan’s Unusually Prominent First Lady

By Kyla Ryan
Could a high-profile first lady improve the lot of Afghanistan’s women?

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