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Japan: Spotlight: Number of child abuse cases in Japan spikes in 2016, welfare workers overstretched
Xinhua Net – August 17, 2017
The number of cases of child abuse in Japan that involved child consultation centers increased to a record level in 2016, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare said Thursday. Welfare workers dealing with abused children and their parents in the same period had doubled, the ministry also said.