ICPD25: Lessons From the East

Teruhiko Mashiko, Japan Parliamentary Federation for PopulationBy Joyce ChimbiNAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 13 2019 (IPS) The Japan Parliamentary Federation for Population represented by Mr Teruhiko Mashiko and its secretariat, the Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) has made a clear and concrete commitment to endorse the ICPD25 agenda. Mashiko tells IPS that Japan, as should every country driven by the well-being of its population, should create the best possible conditions to achieve the ICPD25 agenda. Interview by Joyce Chimbi at the ICPD25 in Nairobi, Kenya Q. What lessons are there for developing countries from Japan to accelerate the achievement of sustainable development? A. The focus of the ICPD25 debate should be focused on how sexual and reproductive health and rights parallel to other development concerns such as food security and women empowerment. Gender equality and freedom for women to make their choices freely is a priority for Japan. Q. Why are the twin issues of population and development so critical for Africa and for developing countries across the globe? A. Population is a global issue for both developed and developing even for countries like Japan. This is despite Japan being the first country to achieve a successful demographic transition. Population and development issues are very important for us even though we are already enjoying demographic dividends. Q. How did Japan achieve this very important demographic transition? A. Post Cairo, many ...
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