Children return home from school with their guardians in Niigata, central Japan, a week after the body of a 7-year-old girl in the neighbourhood was found on a railway track. Rights campaigner has voiced fears that home is no longer safe for children. Photo: Kyodo

Why is no one intervening? String of brutal crimes against Japanese children triggers fears that home is no longer safe

Babies are being killed and discarded and toddlers abused, but support services are still afraid to get involved in family affairs, says rights campaigner

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Children return home from school with their guardians in Niigata, central Japan, a week after the body of a 7-year-old girl in the neighbourhood was found on a railway track. Rights campaigner has voiced fears that home is no longer safe for children. Photo: Kyodo
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