Japanese political parties boosting support for female candidates

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Japanese political parties boosting support for female candidates

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Political parties are boosting support for female candidates as part of preparations for the next election for the House of Representatives.

The parties hope to win the support of independent voters by demonstrating their commitment to increasing the number of female lawmakers, with Japan lagging behind other countries in terms of women's participation in politics.

Click here to read the full article published by The Japan Times on 18 August 2023.

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