U.N. urges Japan to let children be children

FILE PHOTO: Children ride on a swing made with an old tire at Nishi Rokugo Park, also known as the Tire Park, at Ota-Ku, in Tokyo, Japan August 17, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo

GENEVA (Reuters) – The U.N. Committee on the Rights of the Child on Thursday urged Japan to do more to let children be children, free of excessive pressures or corporal punishment in school or at home. The human rights watchdog also urged Japanese authorities to look into the root causes of rising adolescent suicide rates, […]

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