child abuse

Sending naughty kids to bed without dinner may soon be illegal in Japan

Guidelines from ministry say “any corporal punishment, no matter how light, is prohibited.”

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Mother smacks child for riding bike in front of oncoming car, debate ensues【Video】

Japanese netizens both condemn and praise this mother for her actions.

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Tokyo apologizes for accidentally promoting child abuse

Mascot’s assigned task of “Child Abuse Promotion” went unnoticed for months.

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Japan’s prime minister wants to make it illegal for parents to hit kids when disciplining them

Cites increasing number of child abuse cases as reason parents need to be reined in.

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“I didn’t care if it was some old guy”: Man dates female avatar in online game for six years

It didn’t matter if it was real love or not. Masashi Takamoto just needed to escape.

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University student saves abused child after chance encounter in the rain

A simple act of kindness during a hard rain ultimately changed the life of one young girl.

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