Ivanka Trump hails 'womenomics' in Japan ahead of president's visit

Japan rolls out sleek, all-female police squad to protect Ivanka

Her three-day visit marks Ivanka Trump's first trip to Japan.

The got some field experience by guarding Ivanka Trump when she arrived in Japan earlier this week to give a speech for the World Assembly for Women. "I saw a chance to help fuel the number of women-owned businesses and grow our economy".

Trump, who is attending event at the invitation of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe, will be introduced by the Prime Minister on Friday morning, according to a White House official, signaling Japan's interest in developing relationships with the Trump administration.

"Five years ago, right after I became Prime Minister, I have raised high the banner of women's empowerment and have placed it in the center of my economic growth policies", Prime Minister Abe announced.

In anticipation of President Trump's diplomatic tour through Asia, the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department has assembled a female-only security team to protect Melania Trump when the First Family arrives in Japan. Abe has pledged $50 million to the cause, and said he hopes to create "a society where women can shine".




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

She laid out "four fundamental changes that will propel women into the future" of the global economy, highlighting the real estate developer turned entrepreneur turned senior adviser to the President's work in the West Wing.

Ivanka Trump's father had been accused by multiple women of sexual harassment and assault, all of which his representatives denied.

At the Tokyo conference, Ivanka Trump said: "All too often, our workplace culture fails to treat women with appropriate respect". They are dressed in smart black suits, instead of the body armor usually needed to guard against rioters.

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