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Institute for Japanese Studies Lecture: Asako Osaki


Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 5:30PM - 7:00PM


The Institute for Japanese Studies presents:

Asako Osaki
Visiting Professor
Kwansei Gakuin University

Asako Osaki is a policy and advocacy expert specializing in gender mainstreaming and empowerment of women and girls. After receiving an M.A. in international affairs, she joined the U.N. Development Programme and served as the program manager at the Bureau for Development Policy, specializing in the promotion of gender equality and women’s empowerment in developing countries by helping to implement international commitments such as the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, Beijing Platform for Action and the Millennium Development Goals. Since her return to Tokyo in 2005, she has been active in mainstreaming gender in Japan’s policies and programs, both those of domestic and overseas assistance, working with government, international organizations, NGOs and research institutions to address gender issues.

This event is free and open to the public.

Location : TBA
Contact : East Asian Studies Center

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