Dr. Mitsuko Horiuchi: Women in the Japanese Workplace

Thursday, April 28, 2016

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Department of Sociology, Gerontology and Gender
Department of Language and Cultural Studies
This event is FREE and Open to the Public

To secure your seat and lunch or to request a parking permit*
please RSVP to Kristy Gammill at (314) 516-5754 or cisjas@umsl.edu

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11:45 Registration
12:00 Lunch
12:15 Program
1:20 Q&A
1:30 Adjournment
92 JC Penney Conference Center – University of Missouri-St. Louis North Campus – St. Louis MO 63121
(#2 on the campus map: http://www.umsl.edu/files/pdfs/north-campus-map.pdf )
Mitsuko-Horiuchi-1DR. MITSUKO HORIUCHI teaches at Bunkyo University in Tokyo and is an expert on gender issues in Japan. She is an accomplished scholar of gender and human rights issues in Japan, and served as the ILO Special Advisor on Gender Issues and Director of the ILO Tokyo Branch Office. She is active internationally, and has spoken at events such as the World Assembly for Women in Tokyo. She has advised the Cabinet on Womenomics. Currently, she is President of Kitakyushu Forum on Asian Women and Visiting Professor, Bunkyo Gakuin University.

Dr. Horiuchi will discuss how Prime Minister Abe’s policies designed to bring more women into the workforce are working, and how they are affecting the role of women in Japan.

This event is generously funded
by The Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA