Japan PM Shinzo Abe boosts women in cabinet

BBC News – Wednesday, 0

Midori Matsushima
Midori Matsushima was named the new justice minister Image: Reuters

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has brought five women into the cabinet in a reshuffle, while retaining ministers in key posts.

The move means there are now seven women in the cabinet, equalling the previous high set by Junichiro Koizumi’s cabinet in 2001.

Mr Abe says better use of women’s skills will help economic revival . . .

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