Business and Human Rights Practitioner with an LLM in International Human Rights Law (Economic relations) from the University of Essex. Currently working as a Reporting and Research Associate for a Business and Human Rights project at an international organisation. Akane is also a member of Business and Human Rights Team at the Amnesty International Japan. Before assuming the current role, Akane worked as a researcher for various research projects on Business and Human Rights. Previously, Akane worked for a Japanese electronics company and led a project to start a responsible sourcing programme of gold materials in partnership with a smartphone brand.
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The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan found record-high labour standard breaches in worksites where “technical interns” work in 2022. Can future legislative reform effectively address this issue?