During 2020, child suicides in Japan reached your highest level in more than four decades, reported this Wednesday the local media NHK citing a report from the country’s Ministry of Education.
A total of 415 minors of primary and secondary schools reportedly killed themselves, representing an increase of almost 100 cases over the previous year, the report said.
According to the state entity, the primary cause of this trend was closing schools and changing school and home environments Due to the pandemic, they have had a great impact on the behavior of children.
Previously, the number of total suicides in Japan during 2020 was reported to be 21.081, those that meant the first increase since 2009.
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