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The woman who wants to topple Abe and revive Japan

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 05:50
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Ms Noda says "it's hard to change if only men are involved. We need the power of women."

ANYONE wondering why Japan is skirting yet another recession should spend an hour with lawmaker Seiko Noda.

In a nation that chronically underappreciates the talents of women (Japan trails Saudi Arabia and Bangladesh in terms of the number of females in politics), Ms Noda is a trailblazer