Takehiko Yamamoto, a professor at Waseda University in Tokyo, referring to Japan's civil code that requires married couples to register under the same surname.Those against changing the civil code say it's a matter of family unity and are wary of the impact on children's identities and a possible increase in divorce if the law is amended. (Reuters)© Japan Today
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There are many people who have traditional values and who see an important meaning in Japan's family system.
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