In Japan, gender equality was still on Shinzo Abe’s to-do list

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Pedestrians cross a road in Shinbashi, Tokyo. Photo: Bloomberg Pedestrians cross a road in Shinbashi, Tokyo. Photo: Bloomberg

Pedestrians cross a road in Shinbashi, Tokyo. Photo: Bloomberg

  • The former prime minister’s ‘womenomics’ policy set ambitious targets for women in 2020. But on almost every one, the country is falling short
  • A new gender equality plan is on its way from his successor Yoshihide Suga, though observers expect little in the way of real progress

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Japan

Julian Ryall

Updated: 7:00am, 24 Nov, 2020