“It is not the woman who is the problem;
it is not you who is the problem,
it is the domestic violence
that is the problem,”
stated by Dr. Mythili Hazarika, President of the Society for Mental Health in LAMIC (SoMHiL) in today’s (12/04/17) training course on “Gender Sensitisation” sponsored by Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT), Government of India at Assam Administrative Staff College, Khanapara, Guwahati as a resource person. Dr. Hazarika gave an insight on the psychological effects of gender-based violence on women, and issues like role strains, role conflicts, and role ambiguities leading to various emotional and behavioural problems in women were discussed. The interactive session led to clarification of various myths associated with psychiatric illnesses.