Noriko

Noriko is a journalist for a major Tokyo newspaper and reports on labour and maternity leave regulation and law. She is single and loves rock-climbing.

Yuka

Yuka is special counsel for a major international law firm. Her husband is supportive of her career – on the whole.

Yui

Yui is a Kimono Stylist. She wants women to have more power in their own lives.

Mai

Mai is not looking forward to going back to work when she finishes her maternity leave. She is a systems engineer.

Maki

Maki works with her Australian husband promoting the company’s restaurants.

Yuko

Yuko is a politician and feels strongly that women need to rise up and create a new ‘Japan’.

Eriko

Eriko tries to balance film producing with being a mother.

Asami

Asami  loves teaching Indian dancing and feels stigmatised for being divorced