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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 2019: Feast or Famine
February 07, 2019

Japan 2019: Feast or Famine

By Anthony Fensom
Economist Jesper Koll on what to expect from Abenomics and Japan's economy in 2019.
Japan’s Finance Ministry Sexual Harassment Scandal Sparks National Wake Up Call
April 27, 2018

Japan’s Finance Ministry Sexual Harassment Scandal Sparks National Wake Up Call

By Thisanka Siripala
While the government wraps its head around sexual misconduct embroiling a finance official, social unrest deepens.

Japan and Norway: Elevated Economic, Geopolitical and Gender Equality Cooperation on the Horizon
February 16, 2018

Japan and Norway: Elevated Economic, Geopolitical and Gender Equality Cooperation on the Horizon

By Wrenn Yennie Lindgren and Petter Y. Lindgren
Bilateral ties between Tokyo and Oslo are set to converge, with multiple areas for cooperation.

Closing The Gap: Asia’s Slow Progress on Equality
October 10, 2017

Closing The Gap: Asia’s Slow Progress on Equality

By Anthony Fensom
Gender equality remains a distant pursuit for much of the Asia-Pacific region, despite the economic and social benefits.

Aging Asia: Turning Demographic Weakness to Strength
August 07, 2017

Aging Asia: Turning Demographic Weakness to Strength

By Anthony Fensom
Will developing Asia get old before it gets rich?

‘Womenomics’ Comes to Japan's Defense Sector
May 09, 2017

‘Womenomics’ Comes to Japan's Defense Sector

By Mayuko Yatsu
Women are making in-roads in the Defense Ministry and Self-Defense Forces, but more needs to be done.
What’s Ailing Womenomics?
January 26, 2017

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
December 01, 2016

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.

New Leaders Challenge Asia’s Gender Gap
October 31, 2016

New Leaders Challenge Asia’s Gender Gap

By Anthony Fensom
Asia's gender gap is still daunting, but more and more women are taking on political leadership roles.

Asia’s Boards: Where Are The Women?
March 16, 2016

Asia’s Boards: Where Are The Women?

By Anthony Fensom
Despite progress, Asian women are yet to crack the corporate “rice-paper ceiling.” Are arbitrary quotas the answer?
When Womenomics Meets Reality
October 06, 2015

When Womenomics Meets Reality

By Emily S. Chen
The Japanese government can make structural changes, but cultural attitudes are proving stubborn.

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