Sexual abuse, assault: Grim prospects for China's blind women

Asia Pacific Aug 18, 2020

Sexual abuse, assault: Grim prospects for China's blind women

When Xiao Jia lost her sight as a teenager she was told the "respectable" career choice was to become a massage therapist. She discovered an industry rife with abuse and aggression, where women are afforded little protection. The visually impaired are encouraged to work in massage ...

Victims of Sagamihara care home attack mourned

National Jul 26, 2020

Victims of Sagamihara care home attack mourned

Mourners Sunday visited the scene of an attack on a care home for people with mental disabilities in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, four years ago, to honor the victims. An annual memorial ceremony sponsored by the prefectural government was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, ...