The adult entertainment industry in Japan, which is estimated to produce around 20,000 videos and make the equivalent of over £3 billion a year through sales and subscription fees, is poorly regulated, HRN claimed There is not specific legislation in place to protect women from being coerced, tricked and groomed by agents.
“It is a grave human rights violation to take advantage of young women who are uninformed or in financial difficulties,” HRN said.
Ms Segawa said often the women she worked with weren't expecting to be asked to have sex on camera.
"They weren't wanting to appear in pornography at all, but somehow they got into a situation where they couldn't get out of the filming of the pornography,” she said.
Young women in Japan are being routinely coerced into appearing in adult films a report has claimed— and the practice may be becoming more prevalent.
“I think it's a good step forward, but it's not enough at all,” she said.
The scout and several colleagues allegedly cajoled "D" into appearing in a porn film. However the company said she had to be in a second video because it was already scheduled to be filmed.
When the production company realised "D" was seriously intent on quitting, they allegedly made her appear in as many videos as possible in a short time, before her contract expired.
A Japanese journalist worked herself to death by doing 159 hours of overtime in a month and taking just two days off.
Miwa Sado, a political journalist for the country's national broadcaster, suffered a heart failure in July 2013 and, a year after her death, a government inquest ruled that it was linked to excessive overtime.