Japan women politicians
June 22, 2021
Can Japan Fix the Gender Gap in Its Politics?
By Daisuke Akimoto
Japan remains hesitant to formally tackle its male-dominated political system. But one woman might beat the odds and force real change.
September 17, 2020
In Japan’s Post-Abe Era, Addressing Political Gender Inequality is Essential
By Nick Stores
A more uncertain and competitive political climate could lead to urgently needed quota legislation for female politicians.
August 06, 2019
Japan’s Upper House Election Results: A Win for Diversity?
By Thisanka Siripala
Despite a record number of female and handicapped candidates winning seats, hurdles remain.
July 30, 2018
Liberal Gender Equality Bill Passed in Conservative Japan
By Kirara Tsutsui
Voters must now step up to address Japan's political gender gap.
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