“Japanese Government, Politicians, Judges and Lawyers Don’t Care about Children” – Emi, Left Behind Parent from Japan

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This episode is about a Japanese mum who had her kids abducted by her ex husband, and then was tricked by her ex-husband's lawyer to sign over the custody of the kids. In the last 8 years, she has tried everything possible through the Japanese courts and was let down by the Japanese system over and over again. Emi have been separated from her kids for the last 8 years, and Now, being frustrated with the system, she taught herself how to speak in English through movies, and listening to radio, Just so that she can speak with people around the world to highlight the real situation in Japan.

Emi's story and documents: https://findmyparent.org/yourstory/toddler-and-infant-abducted-by-father/

Before we get to the episode, I would like to remind everyone that we recently launched a petition targeted at the Japanese government to stand up for the 3million kids who have been trafficked since 1991 legally with the help of single custody laws in Japan.Winning this campaign depends on our ability to call on thousands of supporters like you. Your support is all that we need. Please sign and share our petition and tell the International Organizations and the governments from around the world to pressure Japan to adopt joint custody law. You can find more information on the petition at https://www.change.org/jointcustodyjapan.

I would like to remind everyone that our goal here is to share knowledge with you guys and show that you are not alone in this. With that said, if you need specific legal advice, please get your own independent advice from a qualified legal practitioner.

If you are a minor, or if you happen to have difficulty in understanding certain parts within this episode, please approach a responsible adult or someone knowledgeable and ask them for clarifications. We have done our best to make sure that it doesn't offend anyone and if you have further questions or comments regarding Find My Parent or the interview, you can mail me at sk@findmyparent.org.

If you are someone who got separated from your own parent, and would like to find your parent again, please go to https://findmyparent.org and fill out your details. With the help of our smart algorithms and matching technology, we hope to help you find your alienated parent again. If you are part of an NGO or even a private company passionate about this topic, please reach out through the contact us page in findmyparent.org and we hope to work together with you. (https://findmyparent.org/contact).