Human Rights in Mental Health (FGIP)
Dec 1980, as International Association on the Political Use of Psychiatry (IAPUP) – Association internationale contre l'utilisation de la psychiatrie à des fins politiques – Internationale Vereinigung gegen die Politische Verwendung der Psychiatrie, following the setting up, 1975, of an Initiating Committee Against Abuses of Psychiatry for Political Purposes – Comité d'initiative contre les abus de la psychiatrie à des fins politiques – Initiativkomitee gegen den Missbrauch der Psychiatrie zu Politischen Zwecken, which became a Swiss national association in Mar 1976. Previously also known under the full title: Geneva Initiative on Psychiatry - International Foundation for the Abolition and Prevention of Political Psychiatry (GIP). Subsequently changed title to Geneva Initiative on Psychiatry, 1991. Subsequently change title to Global Initiative on Psychiatry (GIP), 4 Mar 2005, with full title: Global Initiative on Psychiatry - an international foundation for the promotion of humane, ethical and effective mental health care throughout the world. Also referred to as Federation Global Initiative on Psychiatry. Registered in accordance with Dutch law.
Promote humane, ethical and effective mental health care throughout the world; support a global network of individuals and organizations to develop, advocate for and carry out necessary reforms; campaign against political abuse of psychiatry wherever it occurs.
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