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Around the web – Gender inequalities ripe at the workplace

04 March 2013

Do employers fail women in Japan, the world’s third largest economy? The Japan Times reports that gender inequalities are common place in Japan, particularly regarding work opportunities and pay.

Women make up 70% of the country’s part-time or non-permanent workforce and often receive less pay than their counterparts in full-time jobs. Even if women work full-time, they almost earn a third less than their male colleagues.

A traditional view of “men at work, women at home” is partly to blame for the gender inequalities. Read the whole article here

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