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Women in Japan: You Haven’t Come a Long Way, Baby
According to survey results released by the Cabinet Office today, Japanese women comprise:
67.1% of Pharmacists
33.2% of Deliberation Councils
16.0% of Judges
13.0% of Researchers
11.3% of National Elected Officials
8.2% of Regional Elected Officials
5.7% of Regional Senior Bureaucrats
1.3% of Mayors
Given the bullshit that goes along with executive-ness in Japan, perhaps Japanese women are simply displaying infinite wisdom in avoiding positions of “power.”
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In other news, Wendy’s to exit Japan’s hamburger market as licensee Zensho focuses on its Sukiya beef bowl business, commenting, “if you’re going to kill Japanese people, might as well be with Japanese fast food.”

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