Sayako, who spoke under a pseudonym, holding her baby during an interview in Tokyo. Photo: AFP

Japanese employers tell women to ‘wait their turn’ to get pregnant in latest example of modern pressures that reduce birth rate

Legal experts say that forcing employees to conceive on a rota is against the law, but it has become almost inevitable at workplaces like nurseries and hospitals

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Sayako, who spoke under a pseudonym, holding her baby during an interview in Tokyo. Photo: AFP
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