Japan | Japan's 'Me Too' moment: It's the economy, stupid

Japan’s ‘Me Too’ moment: It’s the economy, stupid

Japan's mild 'Me Too' movement says as much about the state of the economy as the state of society; Tokyo ranks behind Saudi Arabia for the number of women in politics and less than 4% of listed companies have female executives.

March 4, 2018 12:59 PM (UTC+8)
Japanese women celebrate victory in a rugby event in Hong Kong. 'Qualified but unrecognized' may sum up the status of women in politics and business in their paternalistic society. Photo: HK Rugby Union
Japanese women celebrate victory in a rugby event in Hong Kong. 'Qualified but unrecognized' may sum up the status of women in politics and business in their paternalistic society. Photo: HK Rugby Union
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