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Latest items for Japan

Nov. 10, 2017, 1:14 p.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: CWC-DATA-4

"After bilateral talks between the DPRK and Japan in May 2014, the DPRK agreed to reopen the investigation into the whereabouts of 12 Japanese citizens believed to have been abducted by the DPRK. The DPRK suspended bilateral negotiations on the abductions issue in April, citing Japan’s move to raise the issue in a UN Human Rights Council resolution. In September the DPRK announced it had completed its reinvestigation and had no new information to report"(2)
Oct. 16, 2017, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: DLB-DATA-1

"The recent phenomena of ikumen gives hope that society is recognizing the need for men to take on a more active role in the home and to help with childrearing activities; however, statistics have shown women continue to do five times as much housework as men. In 2014, the OECD surveys found Japanese men to be the most unhelpful in the world" (5).
Oct. 16, 2017, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: DMW-PRACTICE-1

"Japan’s traditional family structure and the general acceptance of men as breadwinners and women as loving mothers has made young people apprehensive to get married and start families" (5).
Oct. 16, 2017, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-2

"While the Japanese and international media have extensively covered the issues and consequences surrounding Japan’s rapidly ageing population as well as the unwillingness of Japanese young adults to get married and have children, there has been little more thought given to how these issues are connected" (3).
Sept. 25, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-6

5.0
Sept. 1, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: LO-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 30, 2017, 3:04 p.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"Can an unmarried woman sign a contract in the same way as a man? Yes. Can a married woman sign a contract in the same way as a man? Yes. Can an unmarried woman register a business in the same way as a man? Yes. Can a married woman register a business in the same way as a man? Yes. Can an unmarried woman open a bank account in the same way as a man? Yes. Can a married woman open a bank account in the same way as a man? Yes"
Aug. 30, 2017, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"Can an unmarried woman sign a contract in the same way as a man? Yes. Can a married woman sign a contract in the same way as a man? Yes. Can an unmarried woman register a business in the same way as a man? Yes. Can a married woman register a business in the same way as a man? Yes. Can an unmarried woman open a bank account in the same way as a man? Yes. Can a married woman open a bank account in the same way as a man? Yes"
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-4

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: MARR-SCALE-3

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: MARR-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: ATC-SCALE-2

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: ATC-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: CONST-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-5

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-3

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: TRAFF-SCALE-1

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: IIP-SCALE-1

1.0