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The Upper House is No Place for a Woman

A historically high number of women won election to the Japanese Diet's Upper House in the August 2019 elections. This may seem like a gain for a nation that ranks so low -- 124 out of 149 -- in terms of gender parity in politics.


In this article, I explain why it's too soon to declare progress, not least because of obstacles maintained by the ruling Liberal Democratic Party.


(Note: Article linked here is behind the Foreign Affairs paywall. A PDF is available for download at my academia.edu page.)

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