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  1. 婦人参政権の導入
  2. 特需景気と女性労働者
  3. 女性雇用者の増加
  4. アメリカンスタイルと洋裁の流行
  5. パートタイムで働く女性たち
  6. 女性と農業
  7. 海女
  8. 結婚退職・男女別定年
  9. オフィス・レディ
  10. 二分化された女性職:一般職と総合職
  11. 働く女性に関する法律
  12. セクシュアルハラスメント
  13. 出生率の低下と働く女性
  14. 夫婦別姓
  15. 女性の多い職種
  16. 「強い」女性たち:警察と自衛隊
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Women in office doing paperwork
Women working in a Japanese office.
Photo from Mainich Shimbun.
Laws Regarding Working Women
The Equal Employment Opportunity Law for Men and Women, which took effect in 1986, calls for equal opportunity for men and women in employment. It prohibits companies from dismissing women for taking maternity leave. Initially, companies were required to make efforts to realize gender equality in employment. However, later revisions prohibited gender discrimination in employment, placement and promotion, and required employers to consider ways to prevent sexual harassment. In 1992, the Childcare Leave Law took effect and many women began to take childcare leave. Although both father and mother are permitted to take childcare leave by law, in reality, many companies permit childcare leave only to women. In 1999, the Basic Law for Gender-Equal Society was passed. This Law asserts that the realization of a society in which “men and women respect the other's human rights and share their responsibilities, and every citizen is able to fully exercise their individuality and abilities regardless of gender” is “a top-priority task.” Click DOCUMENT to see the preamble of the Basic Law for Gender-Equal Society.
言葉の説明:  Childcare Leave Law  |  Childcare Leave  |  Equal Employment Opportunity Law for Men and Women

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