Healing and Human Rights: A Blog by the Center for Victims of Torture

Ethiopia Counselors Stretch

Thursday, December 8, 2016
Posted in Human Rights
On a recent visit to a museum in Spain, Anne Maertz, CVT strategic partnerships officer, was reminded of the disturbing use of torture to control and punish people and communities throughout history.
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Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Posted in Global Health
CVT Jordan’s physiotherapy (PT) team recently participated in the PT Day of Service, spending the day with the children in the SOS Children’s Villages Association of Jordan-Amman.
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Monday, November 28, 2016
Asfaw Woldeyohannes Zegeye, logistics officer, CVT Ethiopia, comments on how all roles within CVT make a difference for survivors of torture and traumatic experiences.
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Friday, November 18, 2016
Haftay Hindeya Reda, counselor at CVT Ethiopia, writes about the importance of helping survivors of torture and traumatic experiences identify a more complete picture of their lives.
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Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Gabriele Marini, psychotherapist/field representative, CVT Uganda, describes a significant therapeutic step in the healing journey of survivors of torture.
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
Fisseha Micheale Tassow, interpreter/cultural liaison at CVT Ethiopia, writes about how effective translation is part of clients’ healing journey.
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Mohammad Abu Yaman, senior physiotherapist at CVT Jordan, discusses the importance of the children’s group sessions and the role of parents in their child’s healing.
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Friday, November 4, 2016
Medhanye Alem, counselor at CVT Ethiopia, writes about his work with Eritrean survivors of trauma of all ages, including many children.
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Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Cynthia Crooks, CVT volunteer coordinator, reflects on her work with survivors of torture as they rebuild their lives and focus on creating a safe home and secure future for their families.
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Monday, October 17, 2016
Stanton Wood, CVT strategic initiatives officer and longtime writer, takes an in-depth look at the problems with depicting torture in popular entertainment.
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