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

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  • DATE / TIME:
    2013•10•18    09:00 - 15:00
    Kuala Lumpur

    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

    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.

  • UNU-IIGH, UKM Medical Centre,
    Cheras, Kuala Lumpur

  • Syed Emdadul Haque, PhD