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Published: 3 June 2014

Closing the Gender Gap in Japan

Gender parity is imperative to addressing Japan’s long-term economic and demographic challenges, including an ageing workforce, low fertility and talent shortages. In addition to public policy, such as the ambitious women’s leadership targets set by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government, improving opportunities for women in Japanese corporations will be critical to success. Closing the Gender Gap in Japan draws on surveys of large Japanese companies to identify the measures needed to make the most of female talent. Read the press release

Gender parity is imperative to addressing Japan’s long-term economic and demographic challenges, including an ageing workforce, low fertility and talent shortages. In addition to public policy, such as the ambitious women’s leadership targets set by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government, improving opportunities for women in Japanese corporations will be critical to success. Closing the Gender Gap in Japan draws on surveys of large Japanese companies to identify the measures needed to make the most of female talent. Read the press release

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