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Japanese parents and sports coaches need to stop hitting children

Damning report offers chance to end culture of corporal punishment in sport

| Japan
The abuse of child athletes is fundamentally a human rights issue. (The photo shown does not depict the actual individual concerned)   © Reuters

Takuya Yamazaki, a Japanese Attorney-at-Law, is the founder of Field-R Law Offices, a niche sports and entertainment legal practice based in Tokyo.

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