Achievements
Achievements from recent activities FY2020 Achievements Obtained cage-free commitments from companies like Mizunoya, Innovation Design, IMU Hotel Kyoto, Soleil du printemps, Burger King, reaching a total of 100 cage-free commitments in Japan in February 2021. With information provided by ARCJ, the Ministry of the Environment made a Diet response regarding the prevention of cruelty to livestock animals, and was led to issue a notification. Thanks to the growing awareness about animal welfare, the Ministry of the Environment replied that battery cages are not recommended from the perspective of animal welfare. Primaham announced that any newly installed or remodeled facilities in the future will be stall-free. Overturned MAFF's proposed rearing hygiene…
About Us
Aiming for a compassionate society About us Achievements 2019/04/07 About us Members driving ARCJ 2019/01/31 About us Stance 2019/01/30 name Animal Rights Center Japan (NPO) address New Shibuya Cooporas #1009 12-3 Udagawa-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0042 Japan Established Oct. 1987 Approved Specified Nonprofit Corporation from 18th Aug 2017 Representative Chihiro Okada Contact TEL +81-3-3770-0720 FAX +81-3-4540-4049 Directors 6 Directors, 1 Auditor, 1 Advisor Staff 4 full-time, 1 temporary, 1 part-time Activities Advocacy, Corporate outreach & negotiation, Street activism, Demonstration marches, Lectures & lecturer dispatch, Education, Campaigns, Farm investigations, Awareness surveys, Information dissemination Please support the Animal Rights Center activities. General Donation For one-time donation with credit card or PayPal. Select Gift…
Bylaws
Animal Rights Center Japan Bylaws Bylaws   Chapter 1.  General Rules (Name) Article 1.  This association is named “特定非営利活動法人アニマルライツセンター”, or “Animal Rights Center Japan” in English. (Office) Article 2.  The main office is located in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. (Purpose) Article 3.  The Association advocates for the animals’ rights to live, promotes the elimination of unethical killings, abuses and abandonment by humans, works together with and mutually supporting those making such efforts, acts toward peaceful coexistence of humans and animals, thereby contributing to the promotion of the benefits of the entire society. (Types of non-profit activities) Article 4.  To achieve the purpose of the preceding Article, the Association will conduct the following…
Members driving ARCJ
Striving for the animals ARCJ currently has 5 staff members, plus 6 board directors, 1 advisor, and 1 auditor. Also, members nationwide, and volunteers everywhere, are all driving ARCJ. Representative Director: Chihiro Okada If we can compromise just a little bit for non-human animals, our society will change drastically. It should not be so difficult to realize a society that does not exploit any animals if we try. Cruelty towards animals is actually wearing us down as humans as well. The situations faced by other animals today could be replaced by humans at any time. When we consider how we treat other animals, we are actually considering how we treat…
Stance
Aiming to realize a more compassionate society Animal Rights Center works to help animals approach their natural existence and reduce their suffering in all areas. We mainly target animals under human captivity. Sometimes these two intentions contradict each other, but we want to be comprehensive without leaning to a single opinion and be objective for the individual animals and those to be born in the future. As it is sometimes difficult to make such judgments, we determine the direction of our activities by discussing among multiple people based on investigations and expert opinions. Animals cannot set the directions of these activities themselves, so we must be extra cautious. Animals are…