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Meet the Japanese minister setting an example by taking paternity leave

The environment minister announced the birth of his first son and his decision to take time off work. Image: REUTERS

Elaine Lies

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Japan's new Environment Minister Shinjiro Koizumi arrives to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's official residence in Tokyo, Japan September 11, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato - RC1AD7EC2830
The move promotes his of 'womenomics' program which seeks to bolster female employment. Image: REUTERS/Issei Kato

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