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Japan's new Children and Families Agency begins full operation

TOKYO, April 3 (Xinhua) — Japan’s newly created Children and Families Agency started its full-scale operations on Monday, in a bid to get rid of the vertically segmented administration of child-related insurance policies beforehand overseen by a number of authorities businesses.

The new administrative physique, established with about 400 personnel, is designed to function a management tower for a variety of insurance policies, comparable to supporting child-rearing, assuaging little one poverty, serving to to stop little one abuse and tackling the falling birthrate.

At an inaugural ceremony held at its Tokyo workplace on Monday, Prime Minister Kishida Fumio stated that his authorities goals to create a society centered on youngsters, all the time contemplating what’s greatest for them.

The most necessary factor is to take heed to the voices of youngsters and mirror them in implementing insurance policies, he added.

The company, created as an exterior organ of the Cabinet Office, is underneath the direct supervision of the prime minister.