A group of university students and professors on Monday called for drastic steps by the government, companies and universities to stamp out sexual harassment of job-hunting students, a problem they say lurks in the shadows because victims fear to speak out. Despite some diversification in recruiting, many firms tend to hire new graduates who begin job hunting while still attending university. Many feel too vulnerable to denounce the harassment, members of volunteer group Safe Campus Youth Network, also known as SAY, told a news conference. The group consists of professors and students at six Tokyo universities. The harassment includes actions ranging from forced sex and inappropriate touching to verbal harassment, such as asking the job-seeker what kind of sexual relations she has, the group said.
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In the claim, filed Tuesday with the Amagasaki branch of the Kobe Family Court, a contract worker with an eight-year-old daughter sought to change her listed sex in the family register from male to female. The woman has already relinquished custody of the girl. She had sex reassignment surgery this year. A provision of the special law on gender identity disorder states that in order to change their sex on the family registry, an individual must have no child that is still a minor.
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Somewhere in the courtroom, his partner sat silently watching, hoping to go unnoticed. His family and co-workers do not know he is gay, and he hopes — at least for now — to keep it that way, fearing discrimination in his workplace. In many ways, there has been dramatic change. Lawsuits filed this year by Mr.
Sex Education in Japan. This is a page from a health and physical education textbook for third and fourth grade school students. Shown are a boy and girl, around age 10 and as adults.