• Kamoto Itsuko 
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Professor of sociology, Kyoto Women's University. Received her doctorate from the Graduate University for Advanced Studies in 1997 and after a research fellowship at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London, landed a teaching post at KWU in 2001. Author of several books dealing with the subject of international marriage.
Behind Japan’s Ratification of the Hague Abduction Convention2013.06.14

Why is Japan considered a haven for parental child abductors? Can an international treaty resolve the underlying issues? With Japan finally set to join the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, international marriage expert Kamoto Itsuko takes a closer look at the complex cultural and legal factors involved.

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