“Womenomics” in Japan or the lack of a comprehensive approach on Women’s discriminations


Japan’s economic slow-down since the end of the 1980s has pushed the third most powerful economy in the world, after United States and China, to rethink its economic strategy. After taking office in 2012, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was in need to find margins of growth for a stagnating and even abruptly recessing economy in 2011 . Indeed, Japan faces a constant economic stagnation for more than a decade.

Japan : UN’s expert visit to assess progress against children’s sexual exploitation


The independent expert expressed her ambition to “evaluate the situation and remaining challenges faced by Japan in the fight against the sexual exploitation of children, including teenagers, in all its forms”.

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