Violence against Women: Support for the Victims Lessons Learnt from Japan

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Date: 18 October 2013
Venue: UNU-IIGH, UKM Medical Centre,
Cheras, Kuala Lumpur
Contact Person: Syed Emdadul Haque, PhD
United Nations University International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH) UNU-IIGH Building,
UKM Medical Center, Jalan Yaacob Latiff,
Bandar Tun Razak 56000 Cheras,
Kuala Lumpur
Due Date for Registration: 14 November 2013
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Prof Toshiko Kamo is the president of the institute of Women’s Health at Tokyo Women’s Medical University and well-known psychiatrist providing medical treatment as well as supports for women’s victims of domestic violence, gender-based violence among others. She serves as a board member of Japanese Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. It will be remarkable that the institute includes departments of psychiatry gynecology, dermatology, paediatrics and Chinese medicine, and all the staffs are women.

Programme Schedule

9.00-9.30 Registration
9.30-10:15 Greetings from UNU-IIGH
10.15-10.45 Global Situation on Violence against Women Dr Syed Emdadul Haque, Postdoctoral Fellow, UNU-IIGH
10.45-11.45 Lessons learnt from Japan – support for the victims of violence against women; from the perspectives of mental health. Prof Toshiko Kamo, Institute of Women’s Health, Tokyo Women’s Medical University
11.45-12.00 Tea/coffee break
12.00-13.00 Open discussion for further pathway for this severe problem

Application should send in (by email) their names, affiliations, emails and phone numbers to contact person.