Tag - sexual-harassment

 
 

SEXUAL HARASSMENT

Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 13, 2023
22 allege sexual harassment or assault by Japan film directors in study
Forty-nine respondents said they had witnessed instances of sexual assault or sexual harassment by directors and producers, while 46 said it was abundant.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 9, 2023
70% of flight attendants in Japan report possibility their photos were secretly taken
While most cabin crew reported face and full body pictures had been taken, others replied that they were 'upskirted' or had their chest or behind photographed.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 2, 2023
The ex-SDF member who declared war on sexual abuse
Rina Gonoi's story has inspired dozens more people to report sexual and other abuse in Japan's armed forces.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Film
Feb 24, 2023
Japan's rare intimacy coordinators in demand after abuse scandals
In the wake of sexual abuse scandals in Japan's entertainment industry, some directors are reaching out for guidance from intimacy coordinator Momoko Nishiyama.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 21, 2023
Anti-harassment website set up to help women running for office in Japan
A group of volunteers has created the website to offer free consultations on how to deal with harassment for female candidates in April’s local elections.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 21, 2023
Panasonic unit to promptly demote workers guilty of sexual harassment
The Japan Harassment Association in Osaka praised the move by Tokyo-based Panasonic Connect, which has about 28,500 employees.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 8, 2023
Nagasaki prefecture will not appeal damages for sexually harassed U.S. teacher
The victim said she suffered mental anguish due to sexual harassment by a vice principal and an assistant language teacher in separate incidents in 2016 and 2018.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 30, 2023
Woman who served in SDF sues state and assailants over sexual harassment
Rina Gonoi was subjected to a wide range of abuse on a daily basis from fall 2020 through August 2021.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 24, 2023
Nagasaki Prefecture ordered to pay damages to U.S. woman over harassment
A Nagasaki court ordered the local government to pay ¥500,000 to an American woman who said she had suffered mental anguish due to sexual harassment by a vice principal and a male colleague.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 14, 2023
JR East says employee repeatedly sexually harassed visually impaired female passenger
The staff member repeatedly made comments deemed to be sexual harassment over a period of three months, the railway operator said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 28, 2022
Many male sex crime victims still hesitate to report abuse in Japan
In order to address the situation, local governments are stepping up their support for male victims by providing consultation services.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 15, 2022
Five SDF members dishonorably discharged for sexually harassing colleague
According to the Defense Ministry, Rina Gonoi had been subjected to sexual harassment daily, including two incidents of sexual assault during training in June and August last year.
Japan Times
MORE SPORTS
Nov 17, 2022
Former Olympian working to protect female athletes from surreptitious photos
'Athletes are caught off guard after giving their all in a race,' Ichikawa said. 'It's terrible to take advantage of that kind of situation.'
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Oct 30, 2022
China revises law to tackle sexual harassment and discrimination
The updates to the women's law comes amid a major step back in gender equality this month with no women being appointed to sit on the top-decision making Politburo.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FOCUS
Oct 26, 2022
More of Japan's local assemblies move to stop harassment of members
Harassment by fellow assembly members and voters is on the increase, and is cited by some as a cause for the shortage of female assembly members.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 21, 2022
Worker compensation due to mental stress rises 60% over 10 years in Japan
Cases involving women rose nearly 80% during the same period, with the annual report pointing out that sexual harassment was at the root of many cases.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FOCUS
Oct 19, 2022
Ex-SDF member vows to move on from sexual assault but says 'scars are for life'
Rina Gonoi says the scars of a sexual assault by colleagues that she suffered while serving in the Ground Self-Defense Force will never heal but she wants to move on.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Oct 5, 2022
Becky Sauerbrunn calls for ouster of officials named in abuse report
The two-time World Cup winner said players were 'horrified and heartbroken' by the findings of a report published on Monday following a year-long investigation.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Oct 4, 2022
U.S. women's soccer probe uncovers 'systemic' abuse and sexual misconduct
The 172-page report included interviews with more than 200 NWSL players and detailed patterns of abuse from team coaches.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 30, 2022
Probe confirms female Self-Defense Forces member was sexually assaulted
Rina Gonoi belonged to a unit at Camp Koriyama in Fukushima Prefecture. The probe found that several other female members of the unit had also been sexually harassed.

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