|Minister of Justice|
20 October 2014
|Prime Minister||Shinzō Abe|
|Preceded by||Midori Matsushima|
1 March 1953 |
|Political party||Liberal Democratic Party|
|Alma mater||University of Tokyo
Yōko Kamikawa (上川 陽子 Kamikawa Yōko?, March 1, 1953) is a Japanese politician, who has been serving as Minister of State for Gender Equality and Social Affairs since August 2007 in Shinzō Abe's and Yasuo Fukuda's cabinets. She is a member of the House of Representatives and the Liberal Democratic Party.
Born in Shizuoka Prefecture she graduated from the University of Tokyo in 1977. In 1988 she also received a masters degree in public administration from John F. Kennedy School of Government in Harvard University. She was elected for the first time in June 2000.
- "Minister of State for Regulatory Reform". Retrieved September 30, 2007.
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