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Kanazawa Masumi
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Associate professor at the Department of Social Welfare, Momoyama Gakuin University. After working at a temporary shelter run by a child guidance center and on the faculty of a school for social workers, joined the Osaka Prefectural Board of Education in fiscal 2005 as a school social worker. Has held her current position since April 2014. Specializes in child welfare, school social work, and judicial services. Is the coauthor of Gakkō to iu ba de hito wa dō ikite iru no ka (How People Live in the Place Called School).
Children’s Cafeterias: Filling the Void for Kids Who Can’t Eat at Home2016.11.24

A growing number of “children’s cafeterias” across Japan are offering meals at little or no cost to children, mainly from single-parent households, who are not sufficiently fed at home. Kanazawa Masumi, an expert on child welfare, reports on measures that are being taken to tackle the multifaceted problems of child poverty.
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