#Japan

  • Article: The Japanese Government Just Pledged $2.9 Billion to Universal Health Coverage
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    The Japanese Government Just Pledged $2.9 Billion to Universal Health Coverage

    By Jackie Marchildon|Dec. 20, 2017

    Universal Health Coverage is about providing access to healthcare without inflicting hardship. Read more

  • Article: The Haunting Reason Why Statues of Women Are Sitting on Buses in South Korea
    Girls & Women

    The Haunting Reason Why Statues of Women Are Sitting on Buses in South Korea

    By Daniele Selby|Aug. 15, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The statues commemorate the suffering of Korea’s “comfort women” in WWII. Read more

  • Article: Japanese Beer Company Raises a Glass for Gay Marriage
    Citizenship

    Japanese Beer Company Raises a Glass for Gay Marriage

    By Phineas Rueckert|July 25, 2017

    How about a “kanpai” for Kirin? Read more

  • Article: The US Fight for $15 Minimum Wage Has Spread to Japan
    Citizenship

    The US Fight for $15 Minimum Wage Has Spread to Japan

    By Joe McCarthy|June 12, 2017

    People are standing up to fix broken economies. Read more

  • Article: Japan Commits to Fund Global Education, Again
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    Japan Commits to Fund Global Education, Again

    By Judith Rowland|March 30, 2017

    Time for other countries to follow Japan's lead. Read more

  • Article: Italy Mulls Over Paid Menstrual Leave to Women, But Practice Stirs Debate
    Girls & Women

    Italy Mulls Over Paid Menstrual Leave to Women, But Practice Stirs Debate

    By Meghan Werft|March 28, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Should Italy grant women time off work for painful periods? Read more

  • Article: 5 Ways Japan Is Stepping Up to Make the World a Better Place
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    5 Ways Japan Is Stepping Up to Make the World a Better Place

    By Judith Rowland|March 13, 2017

    Here are 5 ways Japan's leading the pack. Read more

  • Article: Japan Gives $33.3 Million to End Polio For Good
    Health

    Japan Gives $33.3 Million to End Polio For Good

    By Gabriella Canal|Feb. 17, 2017

    In response to the urgency, Japan has provided funding to stamp out the last of the polio virus. Read more