Category: Sexual abuse

Abuse Disability Japan Sexual abuse

Alleged sexual assaults reported at Oita care facilities for people with disabilities in fiscal year 2019

Oita Prefecture reported that in fiscal year 2019 ‘sexual acts’ such as kissing took place at care facilities in the prefecture.

Crime Disability Japan Sexual abuse Welfare

Intellectually disabled woman in Nagano awarded damages for sexual abuse at care facility

“A 20-year-old woman in Nagano prefecture with an intellectual disability sued a facility on the grounds of sexual abuse from a male staff member. A judgment was made requiring damages of about 12 million yen against the administrative institution in Shiojiri City with the authority to investigate and supervise the corporation, the prefecture, to held at Matsumoto district court on Thursday.”