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Why ‘Womenomics’ is the Way Forward for Japan

As Japan’s labor force is already in decline, it is wasteful that women, and particularly those who have a higher education, have been underutilized. To address this, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has set a target to increase the ratio of female managers to over 30 per cent by 2020. In response, several large firms have set similar numerical targets.

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