Seiko Noda, executive acting secretary general of the Liberal Democratic Party, is one of only three women in top positions under Japan's new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga. Photo: Bloomberg Seiko Noda, executive acting secretary general of the Liberal Democratic Party, is one of only three women in top positions under Japan's new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga. Photo: Bloomberg
Seiko Noda, executive acting secretary general of the Liberal Democratic Party, is one of only three women in top positions under Japan's new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga. Photo: Bloomberg

Japan will have a ‘bright future’ if women can lead, says lawmaker Seiko Noda

  • The LDP veteran aims to challenge Yoshihide Suga for party leadership, but admits many don’t believe women are qualified to become prime minister
  • She said women are best placed to put together policies that can help offset Japan’s ageing and shrinking population

Topic |   Japan
Seiko Noda, executive acting secretary general of the Liberal Democratic Party, is one of only three women in top positions under Japan's new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga. Photo: Bloomberg Seiko Noda, executive acting secretary general of the Liberal Democratic Party, is one of only three women in top positions under Japan's new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga. Photo: Bloomberg
Seiko Noda, executive acting secretary general of the Liberal Democratic Party, is one of only three women in top positions under Japan's new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga. Photo: Bloomberg
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