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The Metropolitan Police Department and other police departments across Japan are increasingly using a kit to test for date rape-drugs.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 9, 2023
Japanese police increasingly using date-rape drug testing kit
The kit can detect in a matter of minutes whether a date rape drug has been used on someone.
A Filipino woman looks at pictures of fellow wartime survivors of sexual servitude at a resource center, in Quezon city, Manila, in August 2015.
ASIA PACIFIC / Society
Sep 25, 2023
For Filipino wartime rape survivors, a last hope for reparations
For the few remaining elderly survivors, the reparations demand issued by a U.N. committee earlier this year is realistically their last hope.
A building that houses the Tokyo District Court
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 4, 2023
Ex-Recruit employee given 25 years by Tokyo court for raping 10 women
Kenshiro Maruta sexually assaulted the women, including a job-hunting college student, between April 2017 and October 2020.
Hotaka Yamakawa was suspended indefinitely on Wednesday.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 4, 2023
Lions suspend Hotaka Yamakawa indefinitely over rape allegation
Yamakawa was referred to prosecutors for allegedly raping a female acquaintance at a Tokyo hotel last November.
Hotaka Yamakawa
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Aug 30, 2023
Japan baseball star Yamakawa won't face charges over alleged rape
In May, the 31-year-old Seibu Lions first baseman was referred to prosecutors for allegedly raping a female acquaintance at a Tokyo hotel last November.
Officials discuss preventing sexual abuse of minors in Tokyo on Wednesday.
JAPAN / Society
Jul 27, 2023
Japan unveils new measures to stop sexual assault against minors
As a part of the measures, the government plans to set up a hotline for male victims of sexual assault so that they can seek psychological support if needed.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal / EXPLAINER
Jun 19, 2023
What you need to know about the revision to Japan's sex crime law
Raising the age of sexual consent and an expansion of the definition of nonconsensual sex are among some of the major changes.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 16, 2023
Japan raises age of consent from 13 to 16 years old
A new bill, which also clarifies rape prosecution requirements and criminalizes voyeurism, cleared parliament"s Upper House in a unanimous vote.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 7, 2023
'No woman feels safe': Sexual violence rampant in Sudan war
Dozens of women have reported sexual violence since the war erupted in mid-April between the army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
May 23, 2023
Japan slugger Yamakawa referred to prosecutors over rape allegation
The 31-year-old infielder was removed from the Seibu Lions on May 12.
Japan Times
WORLD
May 11, 2023
Trump jokes about sexual abuse verdict, repeats election falsehoods
An unrepentant Donald Trump held firm to past grievances at the first televised town hall of the 2024 U.S. presidential election.
Japan Times
WORLD
May 10, 2023
Trump liable for sexually abusing writer and faces $5 million damages
The jurors rejected E. Jean Carroll"s accusation of rape but upheld her other complaints in the closely watched civil trial following less than three hours of deliberations.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Apr 26, 2023
Trump rape trial renews focus on his treatment of women
The trial of a civil suit by New York author E. Jean Carroll, who claims Trump raped her in the 1990s, started Tuesday in Manhattan with jury selection and opening statements.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Apr 26, 2023
Tokyo police use quick test kit to arrest suspect for using date rape drug
Tokyo police arrested a 34-year-old man on suspicion of offering a drink containing a sleep-inducing drug to a female college student and committing an indecent act against her.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 14, 2023
Japan OKs bill to reform sexual offense charge and raise age of consent
Among other things, the bill will make upskirting and producing images of genitalia without consent crimes punishable under the Penal Code.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 24, 2023
Japan to rename sex crime to highlight illegality of nonconsensual intercourse
Japan"s Justice Ministry said it plans to rename a sexual offense charge to make clearer the illegality of nonconsensual intercourse.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 17, 2023
Japan weighs finally lifting age of consent from 13
The move to raise the age of consent to 16 is part of a package of reforms that would also clarify rape prosecution requirements and criminalize voyeurism.
Japan Times
WORLD / FOCUS
Nov 24, 2022
Some Russian commanders knew of sexual violence or encouraged it, lawyer advising Kyiv says
Ukrainian authorities say the numbers of victims is likely to be far greater than estimated because parts of the country remain occupied and victims are often reluctant to come forward.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Oct 20, 2022
Trump deposed by rape accuser’s lawyers in defamation suit
Trump had no choice but to go ahead with the deposition after a New York judge last week rejected the former presidentu2019s latest effort to put the questioning on hold.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 29, 2022
Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years for 'horrific' sex trafficking
Ghislaine Maxwell, 60, was convicted in December of five charges, including sex trafficking a minor, for recruiting and grooming four girls to have sexual encounters with Jeffrey Epstein.

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