Build Back Better than Before Creative Reconstruction

〔Efforts in Hyogo〕

The plan aims not merely to restore the previous status quo but to carry out a slogan of "Creative Reconstruction" adopting a perspective of a society that allows for harmonious coexistence, where people could live in harmony with nature with others, and with their community, and policy and projects based on the plan are developed.


Empowerment of gender perspectives in reconstruction

Hyogo's reconstruction initiatives was based on the stated philosophy of male-female joint participation supported by the Hyogo Prefectural Gender Equality Promotion Center and strove to promote female participation in the reconstruction programs by encouraging female citizens to participate in decision-making opportunities and through relevant empowerment activities.