A quarter-century has passed since the enactment of the Equal Employment Opportunity Act in 1985, but the economic status of Japanese women remains well below average as compared with women in other developed nations. This article conducts an international comparison to examine the problems with the employment environment for women in Japan and the efforts taken to address them.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)
- Sociology and Political Science