Hon. Dr. Toshiko Abe
In celebration of the 2017 Global Day of Parents, the Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (AFPPD) is pleased to share excerpts from an interview with Hon. Dr. Toshiko Abe, Member of Parliament of Japan. In this interview, Hon. Dr. Abe spoke to us about issues related to the work-life balance in Japan faced by working parents, particularly the critical support needed for working mothers, and the challenges for parliamentarians in program implementation.