Most of the incidents of reported sexual behaviour at schools occurred outside school hours, but 20 took place in classes and a further 16 were during breaks at school. Photo: Kyodo
Most of the incidents of reported sexual behaviour at schools occurred outside school hours, but 20 took place in classes and a further 16 were during breaks at school. Photo: Kyodo
Japan

Teachers’ sexual misbehaviour in Japan persists despite effort to end problem

  • Experts say social media makes it easier for students and teachers to communicate, but that the #MeToo campaign has made it harder for the authorities to dismiss complaints
  • Out of the 273 teachers punished for sex-related offences, 97 per cent were male and 153 were fired

Most of the incidents of reported sexual behaviour at schools occurred outside school hours, but 20 took place in classes and a further 16 were during breaks at school. Photo: Kyodo
Most of the incidents of reported sexual behaviour at schools occurred outside school hours, but 20 took place in classes and a further 16 were during breaks at school. Photo: Kyodo
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