Pedestrians cross a road in Shinbashi, Tokyo. Photo: Bloomberg Pedestrians cross a road in Shinbashi, Tokyo. Photo: Bloomberg
Pedestrians cross a road in Shinbashi, Tokyo. Photo: Bloomberg

Japan

Will Japan PM Suga’s new gender equality plan make any difference after Abe’s ‘womenomics’ policy falls short?

  • The former prime minister’s equality policy set ambitious targets for women in 2020. But on almost every one, the country is falling short
  • A new gender equality plan is on its way from his successor Yoshihide Suga, though observers expect little in the way of real progress

Topic |   Japan
Pedestrians cross a road in Shinbashi, Tokyo. Photo: Bloomberg Pedestrians cross a road in Shinbashi, Tokyo. Photo: Bloomberg
Pedestrians cross a road in Shinbashi, Tokyo. Photo: Bloomberg
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