Minister of Justice Uekawa, in response to a study group made up of experts to protect victims of sex crimes and domestic violence, demanding the establishment of a system that allows civil trial procedures to proceed without revealing the victim's name. Said, "It's an important issue," and expressed hope that discussions would proceed at the Legislative Council.
It has been pointed out that victims of sex crimes and DV = domestic violence are less likely to seek compensation for damages because they are afraid of being known to the perpetrators because the name and address will be included in the complaint when a civil trial is filed. In response to this, a study group made up of experts is calling for the establishment of a system that allows the proceedings of trials to proceed without revealing the name.
In response to this, Minister of Justice Uekawa said at a press conference, "A system that allows victims of sex crimes and domestic violence to keep their names secret so that they do not hesitate to bring a trial against the perpetrator. Consideration is an important issue, "he said, and he hoped that the Legislative Council would proceed with concrete discussions toward the revision of the Code of Civil Procedure.
The Legislative Council is also discussing criminal procedures such as arrests and trials in the direction of creating a system that does not disclose victim information.Keywords: