INSIGHT: NORTHEAST ASIA - Japan’s spring elections underscore stark gender imbalances
7 March 2023
The The Hokkaido Shimbun found that 55 per cent of percentage of participating locals has since decreased local lawmakers surveyed viewed the 2020 national due to factors ranging from disasters to resignations government goal of increasing the percentage to jurisdiction mergers. [...] Yet none of Hokkaido Several media outlets used the occasion to conduct Prefecture’s 163 assemblies are implementing any surveys on the representation of women in local measures to increase the participation of women assemblies and the percentage of women candidates. [...] reforms to improve in the categories of equality in The U. [...] These is not a luxury but a “must-have.” As in previous efforts include a Gender Equity Bureau within the years, there will be numerous rallies across Japan Cabinet Office, and a variety of laws and initiatives, to commemorate the day and help translate talk to such as the 2018 Act on Promotion of Gender Equality action — in politics and beyond. [...] in the Political Field and the 2020 5th Basic Plan for Gender Equality, which aims to promote gender equality in all areas of society.