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Miura Naomi
  • Miura Naomi 
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Journalist. Joined Jiji Press in 1991 where she covered health care and other social issues. Served as editor and editorialist for publication Kōsei Fukushi (Public Welfare) before going freelance in April 2017. Writes mainly about healthcare, nursing care, welfare, and women’s issues. Currently studying music therapy at Showa University of Music.
Family Matters: Promoting Special Adoptions in Japan for the Good of Children2018.03.27

The Japanese government is looking to address rising incidents of child abuse by increasing use of the so-called special adoption system for young children. A new law to go into effect in April 2018 will promote adoptions and closer regulation of private adoption services. Authorities and experts are discussing changes to existing laws concerning adoption but it is essential to bolster social work…
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