Country Japan
Year 2018
Type of Measure Perpetrators Programme
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

As Measures for perpetrators in Japan, penal institutions strengthen the implementation of “Re-offending Prevention Guidance for Sex Offenders”, by enhancing the facilities and training for staff who are in charge of the guidance. The number of inmates who were enrolled in the guidance has increased year by year, from 492 in fiscal year (FY) 2014 to 797 in FY2018. Moreover, probation offices also offer sex offender treatment programs to over 900 probationers/ parolees every year.

Source of Information

Japan's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.29.

For more information: The Ministry of Justice