Abused Girl Forced To Live In Hallway And Bathroom

Abused girl forced to live in hallway and bathroom

The mother of a ten-year-old girl who died due to suspected domestic abuse has reportedly told police that she and her husband confined their daughter to the hallway and bathroom of their apartment.

Mia Kurihara was found dead in the bathroom of the home in Noda City, near Tokyo, in late January.

Officials Admit Failure To Save Abused Girl

Officials admit failure to save abused girl

Officials at a child welfare center near Tokyo have admitted they failed to act after discovering that the father of a girl who later died of suspected domestic abuse had taken her from a relative's home.

Mia Kurihara, aged 10, was found dead at her home in Noda City, Chiba Prefecture, in late January. Police arrested her parents on suspicion of inflicting injuries that led to the girl's death.

Parents Banned Abused Daughter From Leaving Home

Parents banned abused daughter from leaving home

The mother of a ten-year-old girl who died after suspected domestic violence has reportedly told police that she did not allow her daughter to leave their home for a month under her husband's instruction.

Mia Kurihara was found dead in her home in Noda city, Chiba Prefecture, near Tokyo, last month. Police arrested her father Yuichiro Kurihara last month on suspicion of inflicting injuries that led to Mia's death. Her mother Nagisa was also arrested on Monday.

Investigators Cooperate To Ease Burden On Abused Children During Questioning

Investigators cooperate to ease burden on abused children during questioningPolice, prosecutors and child consultation centers are working together to limit the burden on abused children when questioning them during investigations.

"Daddy hit me!" said a boy speaking to a prosecutor in a specialized room, with a rug laid on the floor so the boy could take off his shoes and relax. A female prosecutor sitting on a beige couch asked in a gentle voice, "What did it feel like?"

Abused Girls Unveil Reality Of Sex Industry In Tokyo Exhibition

Abused girls unveil reality of sex industry in Tokyo exhibitionAn exhibition featuring works created by teen girls and other women who have been exploited in the sex industry including through "enjo kosai," or compensated dating, and so-called "JK businesses" that provide various types of companionship services with high school girls as a result of abuse at home and poverty is being held in Tokyo's Shinjuku Ward.