With the movement for gender equality gaining momentum around the world, the gender situation in Japan is drawing attention both domestically and internationally. KAS Japan will hold a series of events titled, “Women in Japan,” to explore current developments in Japan’s gender environment. In the first of our series, the “Women in Japan: Current Roles and Expectations” webinar will focus on providing an overview of the current gender environment in the three sections of politics, economy, and society.
Speakers: Mari Miura (Professor of Political Science, Faculty of Law, Sophia University), Keiko Hamada (Journalist and Former Editor-in-Chief, Business Insider Japan), Machiko Osawa (Labour Economist and Professor Emeritus, Japan Women’s University), Kiriu Minashita (Poet and Professor of Sociology, Faculty of Economics, Kokugakuin University), Chizuko Ueno (Sociologist, Gender Studies Specialist and Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo)
Language: Japanese with English simultaneous interpretation
You can find the website for the webinar here.
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Project Lead: Naoki Takiguchi
担当者 Naoki Takiguchi