Abe's Cabinet issues list of projects to help women

Oct 10, 2014

Abe's Cabinet issues list of projects to help women

by Reiji Yoshida

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Cabinet on Friday issued a “package” of policy measures to help women in the nation’s male-dominated society, including new government consultancies to help single-mother families, job training courses and expanded after-school programs for young children. But the “package” is, in ...

Apr 26, 2014

Office child care to be subsidized

Finally the government plans to subsidize in-house corporate child care centers provided that the companies also open the centers to children of those who are not employees.

Baby facilities take the tantrums out of shopping

Apr 4, 2014

Baby facilities take the tantrums out of shopping

“Toddler” and “shopping” are two words that are likely to instill instant fear into the heart of all but the most unflappable of parents. There are perhaps few less relaxing tasks than navigating the shops while lugging a young child who would rather be ...