Seven-year-old Yamato was found at a military base close to the spot where he went missing six days ago. His parents are now the target of criticism.
With men dominating Japanese society, politics, the media and upper echelons of the business world, women have been reluctant to break social norms to reveal instances of sexual harassment. But that may soon change.
Shaken by the fallout from a new scandal involving grand champion Harumafuji, sumo's elders would still prefer to handle crises internally - and punish those who break ranks. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
Rescuers have located a seven-year-old boy who was reported missing for a week in a Japanese forest. His parents say they abandoned him on Japan's northern Hokkaido island as punishment for misbehaving.
In classrooms and corporations, young Japanese are forced to toe the line — but critics say it stifles individuality and initiative, while change will only come very gradually. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
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