Journal of Asian Women's Studies


Vol. 23, March

Domestic Violence Victim Support in Taiwan
IntroductionDomestic Violence (DV) is abuse in intimate relationships. In Japan, measures against DV have been implemented since 2001. However, it has been pointed out that the laws and actual conditions of victim support in Japan is not enough (Kainou,...
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Vol. 22, 2015

Unchanged View of the Division of Gender Roles in Marriage: Interviews with Married Women in Japan
1. IntroductionJapan has made little progress towards the realisation of a gender-equal society in the past few decades. The legal system has taken gradual steps towards gender equality, including the 1985 Equal Employment Opportunity Act for Men and...
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Vol. 21, 2013

Research, Analysis and Network Development to Sustain Businesses of Rural Women Entrepreneurs: From North Kyushu to Asia
1. IntroductionAccording to the Employment Status Survey of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, the total number of new women entrepreneurship is on a clear decline since 1982. However, when we look at the number of women entrepreneur...
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Female Marriage Migration to Japan from Countries in Economic Transition in Asia: Cases of the Family of a Chinese Student and the Family of a Vietnamese Refugee
1. IntroductionThis article aims to consider the agency of marriage migrants who have come to Japan from countries in economic transition in Asia such as China and Vietnam, focusing on the gender relation both in sending and receiving countries.In the...
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