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Why Japan Can’t Fail ‘Womenomics’ in Cybersecurity
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.

Japan Ranks Worst Among G7 on Gender Gap Index
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.
Nadeshiko Sushi: Women Make Inroads in a Traditional Industry
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.

Japan’s Womenomics Rebooted
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.

Women: The Economic Saviors of Japan?
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.

Japanese Women Fight to Break the Bamboo Ceiling
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?

Can Japan Change? Yes, It Can!
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.
Japan Struggles With Women in the Workforce
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?

Rhetoric Not Enough for Japan’s Working Women
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?

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