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Japan's Abe Includes 5 Women in New Cabinet

Five women have been named to Japan's new cabinet, underscoring Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's commitment to better utilizing women to help revitalize the economy. The new 18-member lineup has more female members than any Japanese cabinet since 2001. It includes more than the outgoing cabinet, which had just two female ministers. Prime Minister Abe has said he wants women to make up 30 percent of Japan's political and business leaders by 2020, to help address Japan's...

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