Number of Child Abuse Crimes Hit Record at 2018 in Japan

The number of people arrested by police for abusing children in Japan in 2018 has grown…

Court rules against divorced parents and highlights problem in Japan

Japan is not to blame for parents' inability to see their children after their…

Too much work during pregnancy creates health risks, research shows

Women are more likely to have underdeveloped fetuses if they keep working long hours and shifts…

Truck runs over 6 in Tokyo including 4 kids

Six people, including four schoolchildren, were injured on Monday after a vehicle hit…

Japan is best country on child health and nutrition list

Japan administers a rare feat for a developed country when it comes to feeding its…

Child run over in Saitama

A 9-year-old boy remained in serious condition on Tuesday after being run over by…

Prosecutors seek 18 years imprisonment for abusive father in Tokyo

Prosecutors of the case where a five-year-old girl died after months of physical abuse…

Parents arrested for killing daughter in Chiba

Tateyama police in Chiba Prefecture have arrested a man of 51 years and his…

New Justice Minister aims to create measures against child abuse

New Justice Minister Katsuyuki Kawai has expressed a desire to work out measures to prevent abuse…

20 1,000 foreign children dropped out of school, says Japanese government

About 20.000 children of foreign nationality may not attend school in Japan, although…

Trolley Rental Service Begins at 4 Tokyo Stations

East Japan Railway Co. (JR East) has begun testing a paid rental service for…

Indonesia raises minimum age of marriage to protect children

Indonesia's parliament has increased to 19 the minimum age at which women can…

Poliomyelitis returns to the Philippines 19 years after the country is declared disease free

The Philippines reported its first case of polio since it was declared free of childhood disease…

Tokyo train stations start stroller rental

Some of central Tokyo's busiest train stations started on Thursday a service…

Father arrested for beating son with wooden staff

Hitoyoshi police in Kumamoto Prefecture said on Monday they had arrested a man from…

9 boy found strangled near Saitama's house

The body of a nine-year-old boy was found early Wednesday on the premises…

Kamaishi students will sing at Rugby World Cup

Children in Kamaishi, Iwate Prefecture, hit by the 2011 March quake and tsunami,…

Number of children on nursery waiting lists hits new low

The number of children expecting to be accepted into day care centers in Japan has reached a record level…

Woman indicted for killing 3 months daughter in Niigata

A 31-year-old woman in Niigata province will be tried after…

Google will pay up to $ 200 million to FTC on YouTube investigation

Alphabet Google will pay between $ 150 million and $ 200 million for…

Violence forces 1,9 million children to drop out of Africa

More than 1,9 million children are forced out of school in West Africa and…