Category: Commentary

Opinion: Enough is enough. It’s time for Japan to have a female leader

THE WASHINGTON POST Opinion by William Pesek September 8, 2021 at 11:33 a.m. William Pesek is a Tokyo-based writer and author of “Japanization: What the World Can Learn from Japan’s Lost Decades.” Over the past decade, Japan has tried a variety of strategies to restore its economic relevance. It spent trillions of dollars jolting growth. It devalued
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Japan needs a female leader, and now

Trailblazing cabinet minister Seiko Noda has hinted that she might run William Pesek NIKKEI ASIA William Pesek is an award-winning Tokyo-based journalist and author of “Japanization: What the World Can Learn from Japan’s Lost Decades.” There is a favorite anecdote I share when describing the dismal state of Japan’s gender dynamics. It involves Sheryl Sandberg,
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