Gender Inequality

Why closing Japan's gender gap will be achieved with equality from the top

Japanese women are still under-represented at political level and the boardroom. Image: Unsplash/Eutah Mizushima

Makiko Eda

Chief Representative Officer, Japan, World Economic Forum Tokyo

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The gender gap in Japan still persists compared to other developed countries Image: IMF

Image: World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap Report 2021

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