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Action against Child Exploitation (ACE)

Who we are

ACE is a Non-Governmental, Non-Profit Organization based in Japan that address the issues of child labour around the world.

ACE Organization Profile

History and Mission

There are 168 million children around the world who cannot go to school and are in danger of injury or disease because of hazardous labour. ACE is an international cooperation NGO. Our aim is to make a society where every children’s rights are equally protected, so that they will be able to live a safe life with hope. We take actions for abolition and prevention of Child Labor with citizens in Japan. ACE was established by student volunteers in 1997. We now hold our activities in Japan, India and Ghana.

Organizational Structure & Staff

President: Yuka IWATSUKI
Vice-President: Yutaka KOBAYASHI
Managing Director: Tomoko SHIROKI

Organizational Structure

Board Member :7
Adviser :20

Secretariat Division (Followings)

Full-time :7 (Paid)
Part-time :5 (Paid)
Intern : 4 (2days per week)
Volunteer Approx :500


Regular member :125 (as of August, 2016)
Supporting member :81 (individual), 27 (organization/company)
Monthly Supporter :432


Raizo OKUTSU: Office worker
Akiko GOHNO: Japanese Federation of Textile, Chemical, Food, Commercial, Service and General Workers’ Unions
Mayumi SHIRATSUCHI: Dentsu Inc.
Ayako SONODA: Cre-en Inc.
Toshihisa NAGASAKA: Takushoku University
Shigeru NAKAJIMA: The Japan Association for Advancement of ILO Activities
Tamio NAKANO: Hakuhodo Inc.
Shoichiro HATSUOKA: Himeji Dokkyo University
Mitsuko HORIUCHI: Bunkyo Gakuin University
Chieko WATANABE: Avanti Inc.


Founded on December 1st, 1997
Registered as Non-Profit organization under Japanese law (“Tokutei Hieiri Katudou Houjin”) on August 8th, 2005 under Tokyo Prefecture, and currently registered as Authorized NPO Foundation(“Nintei NPO Houjin”) in 2010.
Total Income
47,750,000yen (fiscal year 2010)


Address: 1-6-4 3F, Higashiueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-0015, JAPAN
Phone (+81)-3-3835-7555
Fax (+81)-3-3835-7601
E-Mail info@acejapan.org
Website URL www.acejapan.org


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