【News】2019/07/23 Record Number of Women get Elected to Japan's Upper House
28 women were elected to Japan's Upper House of Parliament over the weekend, matching the record set in the 2016 election. This accounts for 22.6 percent of overall candidates. However despite women getting more representation in the government, many female voters are skeptical as to whether the government as a whole is actually committed to empowering Japanese women.
Here is the full article in the The Japan Times :