Category Women Power

Carter Japan Consumer Values Survey 2021 – A Surprisingly Progressive Japan Emerges

On many levels, Japan appears to ignore key elements of what westerners consider to comprise social modernity. One classic example is the profound lack of progress women have made in gaining meaningful roles in management. In this area, to name only one, Japan seems to trail other countries by decades.
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Women and 2020

As we moved into 2020, there was much-justified optimism in Japan. In 2019 we had celebrated the enthronement of a new emperor and the promise of a new age to come, called ‘Reiwa’. Furthermore, 2020, with the hosting of the Olympic Games in Tokyo, was to be the year that Japan took its place on the centre stage of world attention.
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