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Paternity leave in Japan: No time for baby steps

'Work-style' reform key to reversing the country's low birthrate

To reverse the country’s falling birthrate, Japan needs fathers to take a more active role in child rearing, particularly with the growing number of working mothers.

TOKYO -- While the Nikkei Stock Average rebounded to its highest point since 1991 this month, Japan's birthrate shows no sign of picking up.

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