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White Paper on Children and Young People 2017(Summary)

Special Feature Ties with the Others for Young People

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  1. Introduction
  2. Outline of the Survey Related to Ties with the Others for Young People
  3. Measures for Preventing Isolation

Chapter 1: Promotion of Comprehensive Measures for Development and Support for Children and Young People

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  • Section1  Formulation of the National Youth Development Policy
  • Section2  Establishment of the Act on Promotion of Development and Support for Children and Young People and the Measures Taken Pursuant to the Act

Chapter 2: Sound Development of All Children and Young People

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  • Section1  Support for Self-Development
  • Section2  Securement of Health and Peace of Mind for Children and Young People
  • Section3  Provision of Support for the Vocational Independence and the Employment of Young People
  • Section4  Support for Participation in the Development of Society

Chapter 3: Supporting Children, Young People, and Their Families Who Are Facing Difficulties

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  • Section1  Improvement of Multiple-Level Support in Light of the Composite Nature and Complexity of the Issues That Children and Young People Face
  • Section2  Measures for Each Kind of Difficult Situation
  • Section3  Prevention of Suffering and the Protection of Children and Young People

Chapter 4: Development of Social Environments for the Growth of Children and Young People

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  • Section1  Rebuilding of Relationships among Families, Schools, and Local Communities
  • Section2  Enhancement of Child-Rearing, etc.
  • Section3  Measures to Counter the Harmful Environments Surrounding Children and Young People
  • Section4  Promotion of a Reasonable Work-life Balance

Chapter 5: Training for Human Resources Who Will Be Responsible for Supporting the Growth of Children and Young People

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  • Section1  Training for Diverse Human Resources and Entities in Local Communities
  • Section2  Development and Securement of Human Resources with Higher Levels of Expertise

Chapter 6: Assistance for Children and Young People Who Will Carve Out a Creative Future

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  • Section1  Development of Human Resources Who Will Play Important Roles in a Global Society
  • Section2  Development of Human Resources in Science and Technology Who Will Be Responsible for Innovations
  • Section3  Development of Human Resources Who Can Adapt to and Utilize the Evolution of Information and Communications Technology
  • Section4  Assistance for Young People Who Are Playing Important Roles in the Revitalization of Local Communities
  • Section5  Development of Next-Generation World-Class Athletes and Emerging Artists, etc.

Chapter 7: Systems for the Promotion of Measures

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  • Section1  Ascertaining the State of Affairs and Other Information Related to Children and Young People, and Collecting and Sharing the Information
  • Section2  Public Announcements and Awareness-Raising Activities
  • Section3  International Coordination and Cooperation
  • Section4  Promotion of Measures
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