2 women, political opposites, vying in race for Japan’s next PM

The inclusion of two women among the four candidates vying to become the next prime minister seems like a big step forward for Japan’s notoriously sexist politics. But their fate is in the hands of a conservative, mostly male governing party and the leading female candidate has been criticized by observers for her right-wing gender policies.

Read more at: https://www.business-standard.com/article/international/2-women-political-opposites-vying-in-race-for-japan-s-next-pm-121092700093_1.html

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