Keitaro Kawakami, an adviser at research institute Shufu Job Soken, who is well versed in trends among female homemakers. It conducted a survey that showed more than 70% of women willing to work cited the high cost of raising children as the top reason for the declining birth rate in Japan.© Mainichi Shimbun
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We need to create a society in which people who want to have children can make choices in accordance with their wishes without anxiety, for example by increasing the number of jobs that are compatible with child-rearing.
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