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Japan's women in politics

When it comes to women in politics, Japan ranks far behind most developed nations -- 147th in the world. But that is slowly changing. CNN's Will Ripley speaks with the latest female politician to put a dent in Japan's so-called "steel ceiling."

Japan's women in politics

When it comes to women in politics, Japan ranks far behind most developed nations -- 147th in the world. But that is slowly changing. CNN's Will Ripley speaks with the latest female politician to put a dent in Japan's so-called "steel ceiling."