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UNDP hails Abe's drive for women

Efforts to raise Japan’s dismal female participation in the workforce should generate significant economic benefits, the head of the U.N. Development Program said. “If women’s participation here came up to ...

Collective self-defense smokescreen

It is deplorable that Prime Minister Shinzo continues to avoid discussing the inherent dangers to Japan with regard to his Cabinet's recent reinterpretation of "collective self-defense."

In children's best interest?

A civil code provision dating back to the Meiji Era governing paternity can create a situation where the biological father is not allowed to claim legal paternity.