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Abe’s push for gender parity too little and too late

Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party is raising a finger toward the glass ceiling hanging over Japanese society that has long undermined the nation’s economy. And it’s about time. The chronic underutilization of fully half of the population – to be clear, the female half – saps competitiveness, impedes innovation and stifles productivity. What’s more, discrimination may […]

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