After 116 Years, Japan Raised Age of Consent for Sex to 16. What Took So Long?
By Priyanka Borpujari
Even in recent history, courts in Japan often looked at consent through a narrow lens.
Protesters in Japan Rally After Accused Rapist Found Innocent by Criminal Court
By Thisanka Siripala
Protesters blame Japan’s penal code after a court acquits a father of raping his daughter based on the victim’s lack of physical resistance.