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    Read about CVT Nairobi’s Aftercare program for LGBTI clients

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    Interpreting the language of healing.

  • Tortured for 13 days.

    Torture survivors share their stories of hope.

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    Your support shows survivors they are not alone in their healing journey.

  • "We will continue giving hope."

    Read stories of healing and care by CVT staff.


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  • Curt Goering was interviewed live on KFAI radio’s Conversations with Al McFarlane, discussing SGBV, reconciliation and accountability for torture. 

  • Dr. Maria Vucovich, research associate, is quoted in this article from the UM School of Nursing, about their partnership with CVT working to create family-centered intervention for Karen families.

  • Dr. Anne Slanina, CVT psychotherapist, comments in this article on MIC that regarding detention at the border, “I heard several clients refer to their treatment at that time as worse than their torture in their home country.”

  • CVT joined nearly 300 organizations in this letter calling on members of Congress to reduce funding for detentions & deportations and provide zero funding for an unnecessary border wall.

  • In a news release posted Thursday afternoon, CVT denounced the Trump Administration’s horrifying actions to tear families apart and deny asylum to those fleeing domestic or gang violence. 

  • Members of CVT’s staff joined thousands of fellow mental health and medical professionals in signing a Physicians for Human Rights letter addressed to Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The letter appeals to the Trump administration to cease the separation of children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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