Top-paid Nikkei 225 female exec shows Japan gender hurdles

Aug 18, 2014

Top-paid Nikkei 225 female exec shows Japan gender hurdles

Only one female executive made it to the top-earner list of the Nikkei 225 companies last year. She is an American who lives in New York. Nicole Seligman, president of Sony Corporation of America and Sony Entertainment Inc., is the only female among 185 ...

Feb 17, 2013

AKB48 and sexual politics

The tearful video from a 20-year-old female pop group member who "broke the rules" was a disturbing reminder of Japan's troubling gender issues.