The law for establishing the "Children's Family Agency", which will be the control tower for children's policies, was passed and passed by a large number of people in favor of the House of Councilors plenary session on the 15th.

The enacted law states that in order to deal with abuse, bullying, and child poverty in a wide range, the Children's Family Agency will be established in April next year to promote policies related to the development of a safe and secure living environment for children. ..



In addition, the Secretary of the Children's and Family Affairs Agency is authorized to request the cooperation of relevant government agencies, such as submission of materials and explanations, when necessary.



A vote was taken at the House of Councilors plenary session on the 15th, and it was passed and passed by a large number of supporters such as the Liberal Democratic Party, the Komeito Party, and the Democratic Party for the People.



The Cabinet Committee of both Houses of Representatives, where the bill was deliberated, passed an incidental resolution calling for close cooperation between the Children's and Family Affairs Agency and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology and early consideration of securing stable financial resources for children's policies. I am.



In addition, at the plenary session, the "Basic Law for Children" submitted by the Liberal Democratic Party and the Komeito Party, which stipulates the principles for protecting children's rights, was passed and passed by a large number of supporters.

Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno "Financial resources will be considered in the future"

Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno said at a press conference, "We will promote cooperation in child policy by establishing the Children's and Family Affairs Agency. We will firmly consider the necessary policies and the burden on society as a whole in the future." ..



He added, "We will work to enhance children's policies by systematically summarizing them after discussing what policies are needed from the perspective of children, not based on deadlines, scale, and financial resources." ..

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