Japan has high levels of gender inequalityGender Equality

The problem

Japan ranks 19th out of 188 nations in the 2019 Gender Inequality Index making the country one of the worst performers of developed nations. It has the third highest wage gap amongst OECD nations as of 2017. Japanese women have a low presence in both upper-level position in politics and business. To overcome this, Japan must introduce women and family-friendly work environments.

How Shinkirin will promote Gender Equality

Shinkirin will promote Gender Equality in its project and workforce by following the guidelines stipulated in the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goal 5. Our goal is to promote women and family-friendly work environments. Our aims to have women make up 60 percent or higher of the workforce to represented in the upper levels of management.

Edited on: July 3, 2021, by Matsunaga Naohisa (Kevin).

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Japan needs to improve Gender Equality
A future Japan needs to give these young school girls equal opportunities as their school boy counterparts.