Documentary Film Screening “The Man who Mends Women” and Brief Lectures


(Hosted by Gender Forum and co-hosted by Center for

Global Human Resources Development, Rikkyo University) 


Time & Day:    June 3, 2016  18:20 – 21:00

Place:             Ikebukuro Campus Building 8, Room 8101

Audience:       Rikkyo Students, alumni, public 

Others:          No reservations necessary, Free admission


Documentary film screening "The Man who Mends Women"

(in French with Japanese subtitle) followed by lecture by 

Mr. Keiichi Shirato, Chief Analyst, Mitsui Global Strategic

Studies Institute, former reporter of Mainichi Shimbun and

Ms. Masako Yonekawa, Specially Appointed Associate

Proffessor, Rikkyo University, former Head of Field Office,

UNHCR, Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo. 


This film portrays Doctor Denis Mukwege Mukengere, devoting

himself to mend survivors of sexual violence through medical,

psycological and leagal means despite an assasination attempt. 

In addition, the film covers shocking testimonies of survivors,

culture of impunity enjoyed by the perpetrators, woman's

organizations taking actions to bring hope, and 'conflict minerals'

behind the tragedies.


(Information site below, only in Japanese)