The Washington Post: Article. In Japan, divorce can mean losing access to children. Many parents want that to change.
Tuesday, 20 October 2020 08:51
This Washington Post article briefly explains the far reaching problems of divorcing in Japan when children are involved. Covering the lack of rights for children in Japan, how Japan awards sole custody to an abducting parent, the struggle of left behind parents and their legal fight for access to their children, the actions of lawyers and polititians seeking a change to the Japanese system to acknowledge a joint custody system where childrens rights can be upheld and respected, and the importance of much needed combination of international foreign pressure and legal effort in Japan to help Japan change, this article is an essential read. ...