Category: Japan

Crime Disability Japan Welfare

Wakayama care home worker arrested for sexual assault

“A man of a staff at a Wakayama care home was arrested on suspicion of touching the breasts of a woman in her 20s who has intellectual disabilities at a welfare facility in Hashimoto city.”

Crime Disability Japan Welfare

Wakayama Prefectural Police arrest a welfare facility employee on suspicion of ‘forced indecency’ of intellectually disabled woman

“Wakayama Prefectural Police at Hashimoto Police Station arrested an employee of a welfare facility for the disabled in the city. The suspect worked at a welfare institution in the same prefecture, and was arrested on suspicion of forced indecently against a woman with intellectual disability at a welfare facility. “

Disability Discrimination Japan Travel

Disability groups urge Aichi Governor to act on a possible legal violation regarding Nagoya castle’s accessibility

“The “Aichi Disability Forum” forum pointed out that not installing an elevator in the new castle tower violates the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Law for the Elimination of Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities. Such a policy falls under “unfair discriminatory treatment” ”