Ex-Johnny & Associates members submit petition on sexual abuse to lawmakers

ジャニーズ事務所の性被害問題 元所属タレントが法整備訴え

TOKYO, Jun 06 (NHK) - Three former members of the major Japanese talent agency, Johnny & Associates, have submitted a petition to political parties calling for revisions to the law on preventing child abuse.

The three say they were sexually abused by the agency's founder, Johnny Kitagawa, when they were teens. Kitagawa died in 2019.

They delivered to six ruling and opposition parties on Monday about 39,000 signatures that they have collected in an online petition drive since May 26.

They are calling for revisions of the law to cover child abuse cases to include sexual misconduct targeting children by adults with economic and social clout in addition to those by their parents or guardians.

They are also calling for making it mandatory for people around children to report suspected child abuse cases to police. ...continue reading

Jun 06 (ANNnewsCH) - ジャニーズ事務所の性被害問題を巡り、告発した男性3人が与野党に法整備を要請です。  ...continue reading

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