Japan’s Ruling Party to Women: Look, Don’t Talk

'Have a seat but shut up please:’ Whither equality?

By: Shobha Shukla

“Dumb dolls” may soon be adorning the board meetings of Japan's ruling party. According to a Reuters report in response to criticisms that its board is dominated by men, Japan's ruling conservative Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) has condescended to allow five female lawmakers to join its board meetings provided they keep their mouths sh…

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