Government Panel Set Propose National Survey on Forced Sterilizations under Defunct Eugenics Law: Sources

March 19, 2018

(The Japan Times) – The government is planning to carry out a nationwide survey into forced sterilization operations ordered under a now-defunct eugenics law, amid renewed scrutiny of the practice, sources said Wednesday. The results of the survey, which the government had until now been reluctant to carry out, could lay the groundwork for possible compensation for those affected.

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