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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Police warn of increase in minors taking selfies in child porn cases

August 28, 2016 (Mainichi Japan)   Some 40 percent of child pornography cases investigated nationwide last year involved naked selfies of minors, including many cases where they willfully involved themselves in the crime, warns the National Police Agency (NPA). The NPA … Continue reading

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Abused girls unveil reality of sex industry in Tokyo exhibition

August 16, 2016 (Mainichi Japan) http://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20160816/p2a/00m/0na/009000c Colabo representative Yumeno Nito explains the aim of the exhibition at the Kagurazaka Session House theater in Tokyo’s Shinjuku Ward, on Aug. 10, 2016. (Mainichi) An exhibition featuring works created by teen girls and other … Continue reading

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Child abuse cases top 100,000 in FY15

TOKYO (Jiji Press) — The number of child abuse cases in Japan exceeded 100,000 for the first time in fiscal 2015, hitting a record high for the 25th straight year, a welfare ministry survey showed Thursday. The number of abuse … Continue reading

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Police to regulate ‘JK business’

8:31 pm, May 25, 2016 Jiji PressTOKYO (Jiji Press) — A panel of Tokyo’s Metropolitan Police Department came up with a report on Wednesday calling for legal regulations on the so-called JK business, in which high school girls offer such … Continue reading

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Calls to restrict ‘companionship’ businesses exploiting high school girls

May 25, 2016 (Mainichi Japan) Businesses that provide male customers with varying types of companionship with high school girls dressed in their uniforms should be barred from employing anyone under 18, a Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) expert committee recommended in a … Continue reading

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Police told of 1,143 ‘revenge porn’ cases

9:45 pm, March 17, 2016 Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — The number of reports police received over “revenge porn” came to 1,143 in 2015, National Police Agency data showed Thursday. Of the victims, 90 percent were women and nearly … Continue reading

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