Elimination of All Forms of Violence against Women

  • Measures against trafficking in persons
    In response the recent situation in Japan concerning trafficking in persons(TIP), the Government adopted Japan's 2014 Action Plan to Combat Trafficking in Persons (December 2014) to appropriately deal with various concerns and to continue unified measures against TIP.
    In order to prevent and eliminate TIP and protect victims, based on the action plan, the Government is working to proactively apply criminal laws, to thoroughly crack down and stringently punish and penalize perpetrantors. The Government is also collaborating with concerned countries and NGOs to further improve protection of victims and to promote integral and comprehensive countermeasures.

Measures against trafficking in persons