Partnership System for People

Partnership System adoption situation in Japan

Number of cites

147/ 1752



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Partnership System counts per area

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System Coverage Ranking

Here's ranking of Partnership System coverage per population

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About "Partnership System for People".

Since November 5, 2015, when Japan's first same-sex partnership system was established in Shibuya and Setagaya wards, the movement to introduce a partnership system has spread across the country, with more than 100 prefectures currently in the process of introducing such a system.
As you read this, your city, town, or village may have introduced a partnership system.
The "Partnership System for Everyone" visualizes the rapidly advancing LGBT partnership system in an easy-to-understand manner, and provides information to those who need it, including same-sex couples and those around them.
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Coverage of all cities, towns and villages

We have collected the information about the partnership system in local governments across Japan. We try to update the information as soon as possible, but if you have any questions, please contact us here

Current adoption rate

Here you can find the current adoption rate and population coverage in Japan. Click on a prefecture to see more.

Data on the Partnership System

Explanation of the partnership system

Includes information on the partnership system and the process of using it. Click on the prefecture to see the cities that have introduced the system.

Benefits of the Partnership System

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Latest Partnership Systems

  • 1/4/2022 updated


    蒲郡市は、第3次蒲郡市男女共同参画プランの基本理念である「多様な個性を生かした魅力のあるまち」を目指しています。  こうした理念のもと、誰もがお互いの違いを認め合い、希望に沿った...

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  • 1/1/2022 updated



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  • 1/1/2022 updated


    互いを人生のパートナーとして尊重し、継続的に協力し合う「パートナーシップ関係」であることを表明した2者が市に届出をし、市がその届出を受理したことを公に証明する制度です。 なお、2...

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