In Tokyo, Ivanka Trump praises Abe's 'womenomics' efforts

In Tokyo, Ivanka Trump praises Abe's 'womenomics' efforts

In Tokyo, Ivanka Trump praises Abe's 'womenomics' efforts

"I felt an obligation to seize this moment and join the administration", Ivanka Trump announced during a speech at a business conference in Japan.

But while the female-only police force looks like good PR, especially since Ivanka is in Japan to talk about the empowerment of women, the squad would have minimal effect on risky criminals, or if one of the Trumps were in danger. Abe has pledged $50 million to the cause, and said he hopes to create "a society where women can shine".

Corporate culture that excludes women must change, she said.

U.S. President Donald Trump, her father, and first lady Melania, her mother-in-law, are scheduled to arrive November 5 for a three-day visit.

In a perhaps strategically beneficial warm-up for the United States president - whose popularity recently hit a low of 24 per cent among Japanese - Ms Trump flew into Tokyo on Thursday, just days before her father was due to arrive for the launch of his high stakes Asia tour on Sunday.

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"Countries like the USA and Japan can not be complacent".

Wackrow recalls visits to Asian countries during his time on then-first lady Michelle Obama's detail where all-female units were also deployed.

Some TV networks covered her arrival live, and the first daughter is generally treated as a celebrity in the country. But the Post article said a reporter saw only eight people waiting at a security gate when the speech kicked off.

White House adviser and first daughter Ivanka Trump appeared with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo Friday, praising his campaign to boost women's economic power and denouncing harassment in the workplace.

Meanwhile, the US president is expected to arrive Sunday with first lady Melania. The president will also meet with relatives of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea, as well as Emperor Akihito.

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