Disability Japan Sexual abuse

Tokyo based NPO holds symposium in Kagoshima regarding sexual violence against disabled people

"Hiromi Nakano, the president of the NPO, pointed out that "I want the country to understand the actual situation and review the penal code." "

Written with extracts from Reuters Japan

May 12th 2019

A symposium sponsored by the NPO “Shiawase Namida” (Tokyo), which deals with sexual violence against persons with disabilities, was held in Kagoshima City on the 12th.

The corporation was launched in 2011 with the aim of combating sexual violence. As a national campaign, they will hold a symposium in 10 prefectures during this fiscal year, and the first project is planned in Kagoshima.

According to the NPO, there are cases where statements about the harm done to disabled people is vague. Hiromi Nakano, the president of the NPO, pointed out that “I want the country to understand the actual situation and review the penal code.”

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