House husbands are no longer the rare breed they once were in Japan. Illustrations: Perry Tse

In Japan, the rise of the house husband redraws established gender norms

In a country where, for generations, a man’s job has taken priority over family life, a push to shift cultural gender roles is underway as the government struggles with a stubbornly low birth rate

Topic |   Gender equality

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House husbands are no longer the rare breed they once were in Japan. Illustrations: Perry Tse
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