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News Brief:Yuriko Koike’s PM Bid Set to Melt Japan’s Glass Ceiling; Sleep Deficit Can Mean More Falls; Don’t Call Us “Middle-Aged,” Journos Cautioned; Isabel Fonseca’s “Attachment” Worth the 13 Years

By Womens Voices for Change
From feminist icon to prime minister? Tuesday's announcement that 59-year old defense minister Yuriko Koike is now a candidate to run its top political party was more than an echo of the gender-gap politics across the world. Koike did sound more than a little like other female candidates we've heard from lately: "Female power is something that Japan can also…
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