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To Rescue Economy, Japan Turns to Supermom

To Rescue Economy, Japan Turns to Supermom | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to make it easier for women who have children to continue careers, rather than leaving the work force.
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Beate Gordon, Feminist Heroine in Japan, Dies at 89

Beate Gordon, Feminist Heroine in Japan, Dies at 89 | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Ms. Gordon almost single-handedly wrote women’s rights into the Constitution of modern Japan at 22, and then kept silent about it for decades.
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Kimie Iwata, vice president of Shiseido, a rare female executive in Japan

Kimie Iwata, vice president of Shiseido, a rare female executive in Japan | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

Kimie Iwata is a powerful symbol of both the progress and ongoing struggles of Japanese women in the workplace.

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Why Japan prefers pets to parenthood

Why Japan prefers pets to parenthood | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

One thing is certain: everything Japan has tried so far – introducing maternity leave, increasing child beneft, providing nursery places – has failed to arrest its demographic decline. Fresh thinking will be needed to persuade more Japanese people that in the long-term, man's best friend can be no substitute for man himself.

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Japan: Land of the wasted talent

Japan: Land of the wasted talent | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

Japanese firms face a demographic catastrophe. The solution is to treat women better.

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