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We want to encourage more women to have babies and then work. Japan had a system that encouraged Japanese women to stay home. This is gradually changing.


Temp Holdings Co President Yoshiko Shinohara, which is training women for posts at call centers, offices and retirement homes. (Bloomberg)

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Japan became the worlds second largest economy with one arm tied behind its back: it didn't use women. Wait until Japan replaces all the second-rate men in positions they should not be in with first-rate women, in business and politics. Japan will be on its way up again (not that is really that down).

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Japan had a system that ...

Implying anything in Japan ever changes.

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