Northeast Asia | Japan starts to build a better future for kids without parents
Hiroe Makiyama, a member of Japan's upper house, in her Tokyo office. She was one of the proponents of a recent bill regulating adoption agencies and is calling for better, nationally connected "matchmaking" services. Photo by Daniel Hurst
Hiroe Makiyama, a member of Japan's upper house, in her Tokyo office. She was one of the proponents of a recent bill regulating adoption agencies and is calling for better, nationally connected "matchmaking" services. Photo by Daniel Hurst

Japan starts to build a better future for kids without parents

Law changes aim to make adoption more commonly accepted in Japanese society and to prioritize the interests of children, said lawmaker Hiroe Makiyama

June 18, 2017 9:08 AM (UTC+8)
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