The destroyed city of Natori, Miyagi Prefecture in northern Japan, after the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Photo: File, Reuters
The destroyed city of Natori, Miyagi Prefecture in northern Japan, after the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Photo: File, Reuters
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How Japan 2011 quake, tsunami survivors faced a ‘secondary disaster’: sexual violence in shelters

  • Japan is preparing to mark the 10th anniversary of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami which devastated Fukushima and other parts of the country
  • A new documentary based on hotline calls from women about sexual abuse in emergency shelters has attracted widespread attention and anger

The destroyed city of Natori, Miyagi Prefecture in northern Japan, after the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Photo: File, Reuters
The destroyed city of Natori, Miyagi Prefecture in northern Japan, after the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Photo: File, Reuters
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