Mar 4, 2015

Update discriminatory Civil Code

The Supreme Court should not hesitate to rule that Civil Code provisions related to marriage surnames and remarriage after divorce are discriminatory and thus unconstitutional.

Dec 13, 2013

Eliminating pension discrimination

A recent Osaka District Court ruling for a man who sought pension benefits related to his wife's death appears to reject the traditional legal presumption that the husband is the breadwinner in a household.