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Japanese women struggle to have a voice in politics

The difficulties facing women seeking to break into Japan’s male-dominated political world have been underlined by two recent incidents that critics say demonstrate Abe’s ambivalence towards women’s empowerment.

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05.10.2018 | 12:34

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Death of a young girl wakes Japan up to child abuse

Yua Funato was repeatedly beaten and starved, but the pleading messages she left her mother and step-father have shaken a nation that used to pride itself on the importance of family and community.

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19.06.2018 | 13:33

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Going it alone

In Malaysia when our mothers and certainly our grandmothers were young, traveling alone as a woman was literally unheard of. In many traditional cultures, unmarried women are not allowed to roam around unchaperoned.

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24.02.2018 | 16:09

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Faulty deal over Japan’s wartime sex slavery?

South Korea said Wednesday a 2015 deal intended to end a festering dispute with Japan over Tokyo’s wartime sex slavery was faulty, reopening a historical wound as the two countries try to rein in North Korea.

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27.12.2017 | 10:13

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Is the Japan-South Korea ‘comfort women’ deal falling apart?

JepangTokyo has withdrawn its ambassador to Seoul after a new statue in honor of “comfort women” is placed outside its Busan consulate. There are also fears that the political turmoil in Seoul would jeopardize the 2015 deal.

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10.01.2017 | 12:01

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Marry Yourself – Japan’s Lonely Women

Fewer and fewer Japanese find their way to the altar. 37-year old Haruna has found her own solution: She has married herself. An agency in Kyoto makes it possible.

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24.04.2015 | 14:11

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The perfect relationship is a game app!

Romantic interaction between man and machine – that’s what dating sims offer.

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20.08.2014 | 12:14

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