How countries rank when it comes to gender equality and the law

07/4/2011 | Japan Times, The

Japan is lagging when it comes to female legislators as women account for 11.3% of lawmakers in its Lower House, according to a new white paper on gender equality. In comparison women account for 45% of Sweden's legislators and 32.8% of Germany's lawmaking ranks. Just 1% of Japan's corporate leaders are female and the country ranks 94th of 134 countries on the 2010 World Economic Forum's Gender Gap Index.

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