April 08, 2021
How Japanese Women Saved Shinto
By Cristian Martini Grimaldi
A Shinto priest explains the ancient Japanese religion – and the crucial, often forgotten role women played in keeping it alive after World War II.
August 23, 2019
Why Japan Can’t Fail ‘Womenomics’ in Cybersecurity
By Mayuko Yatsu
The talent gap in cybersecurity is exacerbated by low numbers of women in the field.
December 31, 2018
Japan Ranks Worst Among G7 on Gender Gap Index
By Thisanka Siripala
Japan made small improvements in the World Economic Forum’s gender equality ranking but remains alarmingly behind.
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.
December 23, 2014
Japan’s Womenomics Rebooted
By Anthony Fensom
The country still lags its peers on workplace equality, but there are some signs of progress.
August 10, 2014
Women: The Economic Saviors of Japan?
By Emily S Chen
Abe’s plans for womenomics is likely to run into some stubborn realities.
July 14, 2014
Japanese Women Fight to Break the Bamboo Ceiling
By Kyla Ryan
Amid all the talk of ‘womenomics,’ where do women really stand in Japanese society?
June 20, 2014
Can Japan Change? Yes, It Can!
By Devin Stewart
It may not be a revolution, but change is happening in Japan in important ways.
December 10, 2013
Japan Struggles With Women in the Workforce
By Justin McDonnell
Japan has one of the largest gender gaps in the world. What can it do to fix it?
October 28, 2013
Rhetoric Not Enough for Japan’s Working Women
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may be keen to tout Japan’s untapped labor force, but will he go beyond the rhetoric?