Japan Debates Female Succession


Subject:
Heads of State , Notable People: Women , Women , Government & Politics , Queens & Rulers , Asia

Description:
January 2005 news article about how "a Japanese government panel has started debating whether women could take the throne in response to a succession crisis in the Imperial Household" in which "a male heir has not been born since 1965." Includes links to related articles. From the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).

Publisher:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Language:
English

Source:
http://newswww.bbc.net.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4205427.stm


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