Current Issues regarding Family Caregiving and Gender Equality in Japan: Male Caregivers and the Interplay between Caregiving and Masculinities
The author of this article examines the reasons behind career interruptions for women focused on childrearing in Japan, and the effects of such interruptions on the employment and income levels of childrearing women in Japanese society. The author also discusses the effects of Japan's employment structure and recruiting process on the careers of mothers who want to continue working after childbirth.
Read the full article here. (04/01/2015, Japan Labor Review)
Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation - New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work
This article talks about how the Japanese government regards the importance of the female workforce for economic growth. Although companies are trying to offer more flexibility towards female workers, women still have a hard time working due to gender discrimination.
Read the full article here. (01/01/15, New York Times)
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