ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Economy

Japan's moms stay in work in record numbers

M-shaped curve flattens as female labor participation rate tops US and France

Increasing numbers of Japanese mothers are continuing to work after having children.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- More Japanese women are staying in work after childbirth as government policy to keep young mothers in the workforce begins to pay off.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more