Country Japan
Year 2008
Type of Measure Social services > Longer term support (Education, Employment, Housing and Financial)
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


Victims who need institutional care for the medium to long term after leaving a temporary protection shelter at a Women's Consulting Office may enter the Women's Protection Facilities or Maternal and Child Loving Support Facilities. There are 50 Women's Protection Facilities nationwide of which 24 have staff who can provide psychological counseling, with more than one such staff member in five of the offices.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Japan to the questionnaire on violence against women