Japan’s government has introduced legislation to eliminate harassment at work. Photo: Bloomberg

In Japan, workplace bullying and harassment are driving women to seek mental health treatment

  • A study found that a third of women seeking treatment for mental illness blamed sexual harassment, bullying and abuse of power by superiors
  • Japan is introducing new legislation on this, but progress has been slow because of a lack of understanding of human rights in Japan, says a researcher
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Japan’s government has introduced legislation to eliminate harassment at work. Photo: Bloomberg
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