From Chiba Nippo via Yahoo! Japan
CHIBA – The results of the prefectural government’s Internet survey revealed that 35.3% of Chiba residents answered that they “felt” human rights violations against the disabled, and more than one out of three people believe that there are human rights violations. 17.3% answered that they “felt” human rights violations against LGBT and other sexual minorities.
The prefecture asked survey takers about the status of human rights violations against “persons with disabilities,” “sexual minorities,” and “foreigners.
A total of 35.3% of the respondents, including 6.5% who “often felt” and 28.8% who “sometimes felt” human rights violations against persons with disabilities, answered that they “often felt” human rights violations against persons with disabilities.
Human rights violations against sexual minorities were “often” (3.5%) and “occasionally” (13.8%). The proportion of respondents who “rarely felt” was 45.4%, and 21.9% “never felt” at all. Regarding human rights violations against foreigners, 22.7% said they “felt” such violations, while 67.7% said they “did not feel” such violations.
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