Let's realize bright society without the issue of Dowa (village discrimination).

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You must not do act to promote discrimination!

 It is serious human rights problem peculiar to our country to receive various discrimination in the everyday life for the reason of the issue of Dowa (village discrimination) being formed in process of social historic development in Japan, and we were born in specific area or having lived.

 Discriminatory inquiry that we still face marriage or land purchase is carried out, and case to do discrimination graffitis in discrimination note and public place to slander specific area or inhabitants, person on the Internet, and to slander is occurring now.

 Discrimination and such an act based on prejudice hurt personality and dignity of another person and they determine and are not forgiven. 

 We understand the issue of Dowa (village discrimination) definitely, and let's realize discriminatory bright society which there is not.


■Human rights enlightenment leaflet (human rights education enlightenment promotion center making)


■Law (the December 16, 2016 (Heisei 28) enforcement) about promotion of cancellation of village discrimination

 https://www.pref.kumamoto.jp/kiji_18458.htmlWe open with the other window


■The regulations (the June 29, 2020 (Raiwa 2) enforcement) about promotion of cancellation of Kumamoto village discrimination

 https://www.pref.kumamoto.jp/kiji_33943.htmlWe open with the other window


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