Policies, initiatives and tools to promote women’s economic empowerment in the world of work in Japan

This mapping document covers legislation, policies and initiatives on women’s economic empowerment undertaken by or of relevance to governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations of Japan, in the areas of the gender pay gap, work-life balance and childcare; and culture and stereotypes. It is intended as an overview rather than as an exhaustive review. It also identifies relevant knowledge products linked to such laws, policies and initiatives

Briefing note | 22 October 2019
Contact(s): Laura Addati, ILO