This International Women's Day, JAPAN Forward presents the stories of 14 exceptional women who let nothing get in the way of achieving their dreams.
Takano is pioneering a more inclusive approach for Japanese and foreign students at the American School in Japan and is one of the inspiring women in...
Hoshino's discovery has opened up new avenues for cancer treatment. Her outreach to young women will also multiply the value of future scientific research.
Japan 2 Earth Managing Editor Susan Yoshimura looks at New Year predictions and can't-miss opportunities for significant progress toward achieving the SDGs.
The younger generation is less influenced by gender stereotypes about makeup and skin care and is increasingly embracing cosmetics marketed to all genders.