Japan Data. Published annually since , the report compares levels of gender-based disparity around the globe using the four indicators of economic participation and opportunity, educational attainment, health and survival, and political empowerment. Japan, at st, lags far behind fellow G7 countries, with Germany 11th leading followed by France 15th , Britain 18th , the United States 28th , Canada 30th , and Italy 41st. Even in Asia, Japan falls in the bottom half, coming in behind China 91st and just ahead of India th and South Korea th. Japan ranked 79th in the inaugural index with a score of 0.
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Japan is an archipelago, or string of islands, on the eastern edge of Asia. There are four main islands: Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu. There are also nearly 4, smaller islands! Japan's nearest mainland neighbors are the Siberian region of Russia in the north and Korea and China farther south. Almost four-fifths of Japan is covered with mountains. The Japanese Alps run down the center of the largest island, Honshu.
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The remaining population could "possibly" start to receive the vaccine " in late spring or early summer. Despite the planned rollout, the AP noted that medical experts say the late vaccine rollout " will make it impossible to reach so-called herd immunity before the Olympics begin in July. The Japan Times reported Jan.
Approximately people knew about Furuta's captivity, but either neglected to report it or themselves were involved in the torture and murder. Most of the perpetrators were friends of the teenage boys, who were low-ranking members of the yakuza. The crime was believed to be the "worst case of juvenile delinquency" after the war. Furuta was born in Misato, Saitama Prefecture. As a teenager, she attended Yashio-Minami High School and worked part-time during after-school hours.