Fumie Saito


Fumie Saito (she/ her) is currently the Director, Global Advocacy, JOICFP (Japanese Organization for International Cooperation in Family Planning). Formerly the first Asia regional coordinator for PMNCH, a senior policy coordinator for the state minister on Gender Equality and a nationally certified senior legislative aide, Fumie has over 15 years of experience working on public policies and projects in the field of gender equality and SRHR in both national and international settings. Her publication includes “Women’s empowerment and gender equality in Japan,” in Civil and Political Rights in Japan, Routledge (2019) and “Women and the 2011 East Japan Disaster” in the Journal Gender & Development (2012).