Violent acts against women, such as violence by husbands or partners, sex crimes, prostitution, human trafficking, sexual harassment or stalking activities, significantly violate human rights of women.
What is domestic violence (DV)?
DV is the violence by someone close to you, such as your spouse or your intimate friend. This includes not only physical violence like punching and kicking but also moral harassment and sexual violence. DV is a serious abuse of human rights that includes criminal acts. DV must not be allowed for any reason.
DV consultation telephone service 096-344-3322
From 8:30am to 5:15pm; Monday through Friday / 10:0am to 4:00pm on the 4th Saturday
Gender equality comprehensive consultation room gHARMONYh 096-343-8306
From 10:00am to 4:00pm; Tuesday through Saturday / till 8:00pm on Thursday
Welfare Section of ward offices
Chuo Ward 096-328-2301 Higashi Ward 096-367-9127 Nishi Ward 096-329-5403
Minami Ward 096-357-4129 Kita Ward 096-272-1118
From 8:30am to 5:15pm; Monday through Friday
Consultation on stalking
Safety Consultation Room in Kumamoto Prefectural Police Headquarters 096-383-9110 (around the clock)
Consultation on sexual harassment
Equal Employment Environment Room in Kumamoto Prefectural Labor Department 096-352-3865
Consultation on sexual assault
Sexual assault consultation telephone service (around-the-clock hot-line) 096-386-5555
In an emergency, run into the nearest police station or call 110!
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