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International Christian University
College of Liberal Arts Division of Arts and Sciences
Job title
Senior Associate Professor
Research funding number

Research Areas



Apr 2002
Mar 2008
国際協力学, 新領域創成科学研究科, The University of Tokyo
Jan 2000
Aug 2001
Gender and Development Studies, School of Environment, Resources and Development, Asian Institute of Technology

Committee Memberships

Dec 2014
Japan International Cooperation Agency, Anti-Trafficking in Persons Project Advisory Committee  Member of Advisory Committee
Jun 2010
Mar 2014
Japan International Cooperation Agency, Anti-Trafficking in Persons Project Advisory Committee  Member of Advisory Committee

Published Papers

(Forthcoming) Gender and Militarization
Kana Takamatsu
Proceedings of Fifth International Conference on Gender & Women’s Studies 2018      [Refereed]
Gender and Post-Conflict Development: Analysis of Reintegration Program
Kana Takamatsu
Proceedings of Peace and Conflict Resolution Conference 2017   18-28   2017
International Students and Childbirth: A Case Study
Kana Takamatsu
Gender and Sexuality   (11) 31-42   Jul 2016
Official Development Assistance and Human Security in Fragile States: Focusing on Migration from Myanmar
Kana Takamatsu
GEMC Journal No2, Tohoku University,   (2) 68-79   Mar 2010
“Domestic Violence Victims as Homicide offenders: A Study of Gender ideology in the Japanese Criminal Justice System”
Kana Takamatsu
Gender, Technology and Development   8(2) 225-276   Jan 2004   [Refereed]


“Masculinity and Japan’s Foreign Relations, by Yumiko Mikanagi"
Kana Takamatsu
Social Science Japan Journal   16(2) 354-357   2013
Family and Poverty Eradication in Developing Countries: Roles and Functions of Family in Myanmar
Kana Takamatsu
International Journal of Public and Private Healthcare Management and Economics   2(4) 54-65   Dec 2012   [Refereed]
“Box 3. Human trafficking in Japan”. In: Osawa, Mari. 2012. Gender Equality and the Revitalization of Japan's Society and Economy Under Globalization.
Kana Takamatsu
https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/9115 License: CC BY 3.0 IGO   13   Nov 2011
Development Assistance Policy and Gender Equality
Kana Takamatsu
Social Science Japan Newsletter   44 19-25   Mar 2011
“Trafficking in Persons in Myanmar”
Kana Takamatsu
Report on Multifaceted Prevention, Education and Awareness Raising of Trafficking in Persons   37-42   Jun 2007

Books etc

Introduction to Gender and Development
Yumiko,Tanaka., Kiyomi, Kaida., Kana, Takamatsu. (Eds) (Part:Joint Editor)
Tokyo: Shinsuisha   Jan 2017   
Foreign Aid and Family at Risk: Role of Foreign Aid to Myanmar
Kana Takamatsu (Part:Contributor)
PA: IGI Global   2014   ISBN:9781466650312
Chapter 6: Double Standard of Refugee Policy
Kana Takamatsu (Part:Contributor)
Tokyo: Toshindo   Mar 2012   ISBN:978-4-7989-0109-1
Official Development Assistance Policy and Human Security
Kana Takamatsu
Tokyo: Nihonhyoronsha   Dec 2011   ISBN:978-4-535-55692-8
Trafficking in Persons issues and International Assistance
Kana Takamatsu (Part:Contributor)
Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten   Dec 2011   ISBN:978-4-00-028474-5

Conference Activities & Talks

Gender Equality, Politics and Peace: Quantitative Analysis
Kana Takamatsu
Fifth International Conference on Gender & Women’s Studies 2018   29 Jun 2018   International Center for Research & Development
Public Opinion and ODA
Kana Takamatsu
The Japan Society for International Development, 19th Spring Conference   2 Jun 2018   The Japan Society for International Development
Gender and Peace in Post-Conflict Countries
Kana Takamatsu
The International Conference on Future of Women 2018 “A Prospect for Greater Vision”   7 Feb 2018   The International Institute of Knowledge Management
Empowerment Seminar
Escena Ota. Ota-ku Gender Equality Center. Lecture series.   18 Jan 2018   Escena Ota, Gender Equality Center
Gender and Post-Conflict Development: Analysis of Reintegration Program
Kana Takamatsu
Peace and Conflict Resolution Conference   28 Nov 2017   Tomorrow People Organization

Research Grants & Projects

How ODA has been discussed- Broadcasting and Discussion of ODA in NHK TV program
NHK Archives Academic use trial: 
Project Year: Mar 2018 - May 2018
Gender Analysis on Anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism financing act
Project Year: Dec 2017 - Today    Investigator(s): Dr Asmak Ab Rahman, University of Malaya
Japan's Gender Related Policies
Project Year: Sep 2017 - Today
Comparative Gender Analysis on Peacebuilding and Reconstruction Assistance: Policy Coherence for Development
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Today
Gender and Security Policies in Asia
Project Year: Jan 2017 - Today    Investigator(s): Dr. Zamurrad Awan, Forman Christian College, Pakistan