Women Political Leaders summit opens ahead of G20 as Abe pushes to improve gender parity

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe renewed his commitment to empower women and improve gender parity around the globe at the Women Political Leaders (WPL) Summit 2019 in Tokyo on Wednesday, ahead of the Group of 20 summit due to start Friday in Osaka.

Speaking to female politicians gathered for the two-day summit via a prerecorded video, Abe said that “societal change is possible if there is a clear vision coupled with concrete action.”

Read more at: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2019/06/26/national/politics-diplomacy/women-political-leaders-summit-opens-ahead-g20-abe-pushes-improve-gender-parity/#.XRjIyT8zaM8

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