Police survey on ‘compensated dating’ reveals girls often lured by money

February 28, 2017 (Mainichi Japan) A recent Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) survey on the so-called “JK businesses” — compensated dating services with teenage girls — has revealed that many of its respondents decided to take up this line of work to … Continue reading

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Dating businesses using schoolgirls to face tougher rules in Tokyo

February 16, 2017 (Mainichi Japan) TOKYO (Kyodo) — A new ordinance bill to impose strict restrictions on dating businesses using teenage schoolgirls was presented to the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly’s steering committee Wednesday, with the aim of protecting them from involvement in … Continue reading

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6 held for molesting at least 18 boys

7:43 pm, February 10, 2017 Jiji PressTOKYO (Jiji Press) — The Kanagawa prefectural police department and other police forces have arrested a group of six men for allegedly molesting boys and creating child pornography. A total of 168 boys aged … Continue reading

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Teacher accused of filming child pornography asked boys out for ‘steaks’

February 11, 2017 (Mainichi Japan) YOKOHAMA — One of six members of pedophile groups arrested on suspicion of molestation and other charges allegedly asked boy victims out by telling them, “Let’s eat a steak together,” before taking them to a condominium … Continue reading

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Record 889 children met sex offenders via online community sites in 1st half of 2016

October 20, 2016 (Mainichi Japan) A record 889 children under 18 in Japan suffered sexual abuse after meeting their offenders via online community sites during the first half of this year, according to a report released by the National Police Agency … Continue reading

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Young women in danger / ‘I had no choice but to prostitute myself’

1:00 am, October 05, 2016 The Yomiuri ShimbunThis is the third installment of a series.   The 16-year-old girl from the Kanto area was in her third year of middle school last year when she was accosted by a man … Continue reading

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Young women in danger / Tricked and forced to appear in adult videos

The Yomiuri ShimbunSexual violence targeting young women is a serious problem, with victims being forced into appearing in adult videos or falling prey to the so-called “high school girl business.” Things get even worse for victims when these videos are … Continue reading

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Police uncovered record 1,023 child porn cases in 1st half of year

September 15, 2016 (Mainichi Japan) Police departments across the country built up criminal cases against 742 people in a record 1,023 child porn incidents in the first half of 2016, the National Police Agency (NPA) said. The number of such … Continue reading

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Victims of child porn double in Jan.-June

9:06 pm, September 15, 2016 TOKYO (Jiji Press) — The number of child pornography victims under 18 who were identified by Japanese police in January-June doubled from a year before to 781, hitting the highest level since records began in … Continue reading

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Suspected child pornography videos sold openly: NGO

September 6, 2016 (Mainichi Japan) A report released by a Tokyo-based human rights group on Sept. 5 pointed out that videos suspected of containing child pornography are openly sold at shops and online, calling for tougher measures against such products. The … Continue reading

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