Govt draws up new measures against child abuse

Govt draws up new measures against child abuse

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8:57 pm, February 08, 2019

Jiji PressTOKYO (Jiji Press) — The government drew up on Friday a new set of measures to tackle child abuse, including strict management of related information, in the wake of the death of a possibly abused 10-year-old girl last month.

The package, adopted at a meeting of relevant cabinet ministers, includes rules for never unveiling the sources of reports on child abuse, such as the victims themselves, and for strictly keeping related documents and materials undisclosed.

The government also urged child consultation c


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