Tokyo’s envisioned ordinance bans physical punishment and other actions by guardians that inflict physical and mental suffering on children. Photo: Reuters

Tokyo to ban parents from physically punishing children after high-profile abuse cases

  • The ordinance on child abuse prevention comes after a five-year-old died last year, revealing shocking details of abuse and neglect
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Tokyo’s envisioned ordinance bans physical punishment and other actions by guardians that inflict physical and mental suffering on children. Photo: Reuters
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