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International Women's Day activists in Japan call for gender equality

Events and rallies in support of the International Women's Day took place in many locations in Japan on March 8 calling for true peace, gender equality, and solidarity with women around the world.

JCP Koike: Mature democracy ensures equal representation of male and female Dietmembers

Koike made this remark in an in-Diet rally to promote a "quota system" aiming at proportionality in number of women and men representatives in the Diet. The executive officers in ruling and opposition parties also participated in this gathering.

Shii talks with activists in Miyagi on ways to support 3.11 disaster victims

JCP Chair Shii held an online meeting with representatives of civil organization in the 3.11 disaster-hit prefecture of Miyagi to find out the current need of the disaster victims to reconstruct their homes and livelihoods.


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