Training to be a super dad in Japan

Yan, Sophia C

One in a series of articles written by 2015 Abe Journalism Fellow Sophia Yan for CNN Money based on her project "Women Matter: Unlocking Japan's Full Economic Potential."

"Japan has one of the more generous statutory parental leave policies in Asia at 52 weeks, but only 2.7% of men take advantage of the time off, according to government data. Of those, most are away from the office for less than two weeks. Meanwhile, roughly 80% of Japanese moms take childcare leave."
Title
Training to be a super dad in Japan
Author
Yan, Sophia C
Published
CNN Money, 10/21/2016
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Citation
Yan, Sophia C, Training to be a super dad in Japan (CNN Money, 10/21/2016), http://money.cnn.com/2016/10/21/news/economy/japan-dads-fathers-parenting/.