Public Interest Incorporated Association Marriage For All Japan (MFAJ), General Incorporated Associations Japan Alliance for Legislation to Remove Social Barriers based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Work with Pride, and individuals representing leading companies presented the petition “Request for the G7 Hiroshima Summit to Include LGBTQ Initiatives on the Agenda” on Friday, February 17th, 2023.
Deputy Minister Wada accepted the proposal on behalf of Cabinet Minister Ogura at the Cabinet Office, and met with representatives of companies and organizations for a frank and informative exchange of opinions for about 30 minutes. Furthermore, he was handed messages from the plaintiffs from the five major cities of the “Freedom of Marriage For All” lawsuits.
The proposal “Request for the G7 Hiroshima Summit to Include LGBTQ Initiatives on the Agenda”, addressed to Prime Minister Fumo Kishida and Minister of State for Gender Equality Masanobu Ogura, and endorsed by 13 companies including EY Japan, Coca-Cola (Japan) Company Ltd., Panasonic Connect Co., Ltd., LIFENET INSURANCE COMPANY, AXA Life Insurance Co., Ltd, was announced at a press conference in the presence of six of the company representatives and proponents.
(1) The proposal submitted was addressed to::
– Minister of State for Gender Equality Masanobu Ogura
(2) The proposal that will be submitted later is addressed to:
– Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and Minister of State for Gender Equality Masanobu Ogura
We kindly ask that the companies and organizations in favor of our petition for the proposal (2) Request for the G7 Hiroshima Summit to include LGBTQ Initiatives on the Agenda” express their support by filling in the form below.
Companies willing to support the petition are kindly requested to submit the form by Friday, March 17th, 2023.