AS- Woman and Society- 6-7 Notes

AS- Woman and Society- 6-7 Notes - Monthly allowance:...

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Tuesday, June 7, 2011 Discussion points My question: Does the effects of being a “closed society” in the past prevent progress for women around similar levels of other developed societies? Topic: Single Mothers Single Mothers in Japan: 1 million Financial Trouble: Poverty rate: 66% (2004) for single-mother households, 11% for both parents household
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Unformatted text preview: Monthly allowance: 42,370 Yen per month (before 2002) 28,350 Yen per month (after 2002) Government policies: Restrictive measures on child rearing allowance. Allowance is calculated based on the mothers income Salary limit reduced from 2,048,000 yen to 1,300,000 yen etc...
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