Young children at a nursery school in Yokohama. Photo: AFP Young children at a nursery school in Yokohama. Photo: AFP
Young children at a nursery school in Yokohama. Photo: AFP
Japan

Japan approves plan to ban parents from physically punishing children after string of fatal child abuse cases

  • The government is aiming to pass a bill to revise the child abuse prevention law and related legislation – but there will be no penalties for offenders

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Young children at a nursery school in Yokohama. Photo: AFP Young children at a nursery school in Yokohama. Photo: AFP
Young children at a nursery school in Yokohama. Photo: AFP
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