The 51%

Equality in Japan: Why does the Asian nation lag way behind in women's rights?

THE 51 PERCENT
THE 51 PERCENT © FRANCE 24

So what exactly is holding Japan back when it comes to promoting gender equality? We take a look at how the Asian nation lags way behind other developed nations in regards to promoting women's rights. Also how a pilot program in Zimbabwe is offering women electric bikes to make their lives easier while giving them greater autonomy. Plus we meet one of Afghanistan's first female filmmakers who's a voice for Afghan women in one of the world's worst places to be one.