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Women make up less than 10% of the management in most Japanese companies, as the country's corporate sector finds it difficult to meet the business lobby's aim of boosting the number of female executives in an ageing society, a Reuters poll showed.
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Most Japanese companies say women make up less than 10% of management, and they cannot meet the business lobby's aim of boosting the number of female executive officers, a Reuters poll found, in a blow to efforts to empower women to counter an ageing society.