Ota Mutsumi,
gDad Takes Child-care Leave,h
Japan Quarterly,
Januarly-March 1999
vol.46 No.1 pp.83-89,
Asahi Shimbun.

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by Mutsumi Ohta (Ota), Michael Hoffman,
and Asahi Shimbun

Ota Mutsumi is the father of two and is principal researcher at one of Japan's computer and communications equipment makers. He is the author of "Otoko mo Ikuji Kyushoku" (Men Also Take Child-care Leave,1992).

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