Japan falls short in ‘womenomics’ goals, with just 10 per cent female managers in most firms

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About one-fifth of Japanese companies have no female managers and most say women account for less than 10 per cent of management, a poll found, highlighting the challenges in the government’s drive for gender equality.The survey results come as Japan is seen to delay this year’s target to raise the share of women in leadership posts to 30 per cent as part of its campaign to empower women, dubbed “womenomics”, and cope with Japan’s ageing population.The Reuters Corporate Survey, conducted from…



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