Parenting

To Rescue Economy, Japan Turns To Supermom

01/05/2015 06:28pm ET | Updated January 5, 2015

TOKYO — When she was pregnant with the first of her three sons, Chiaki Kitajima, an advertising executive here, said her bosses were shocked that rather than accept reduced hours and a demotion after maternity leave, she made a presentation on why the company should subsidize child care.