Japan Ranks Low in Female Lawmakers. An Election Won’t Change That.

The barriers for women entering political life in Japan are many. Entrenched political machines often favor longstanding relationships with men. And women face scrutiny from the news media and the public that focuses on personalities and looks rather than …
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