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
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

Topic |   Japan
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
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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