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What’s Ailing Womenomics?
By V. Ayano Ogawa
Despite government efforts, cultural pressures continue to dissuade many women in Japan from joining the workforce.
Women Will Save Japan
By Ankit Panda
Improving women's political and economic participation will be central to preserving Japan's status as a global heavyweight.
The Struggles of South Korea’s Working Women
By Darcie Draudt
How structural barriers impede South Korean women from joining the workforce.
India's Twin Labor Reforms
By K.S. Venkatachalam
Two historic pieces of legislation aim to abolish child labor and provide relief to India's working women.
China's Attack on Feminism? Not Quite.
By David Volodzko
The complicated outlook for women's rights in China.
Does China Need Its Own 'Womenomics'?
By Harry Krejsa and Maryam Janani
Japan and China both need women in the workforce to boost their economies, but they are moving in opposite directions.
When Womenomics Meets Reality
By Emily S. Chen
The Japanese government can make structural changes, but cultural attitudes are proving stubborn.
Maternity Harassment in Japan
By Kyla Ryan
Ambitious Japanese women struggle to balance family and career.