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

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Stigma reduction is integrated into all facets of CVT's centers and programs, around the world.
Darlene Lynch, head of external relations at CVT Atlanta, remembers a young survivor and his right to live a life without torture.
Curt Goering, CVT executive director, gave this speech at the CVT Restoring Hope Breakfast – October 3, 2018.
Islam Al-Aqeel, psychotherapist/trainer for CVT’s Syrian Survivors of Torture Initiative (SOTI), delivered this moving speech at CVT's 2018 Restoring Hope Breakfast.
Amrita Chudasama, psychosocial counselor at CVT Nairobi, writes about her work with survivors and the beauty in their process of change.
The team at CVT Nairobi developed a Parenting program to help refugee parents cope with stress and bring families closer together.
Habiba Mohamed, psychosocial counselor, CVT Nairobi, writes about her clients' strength and resilience as they work to restore their lives after torture.
Gladwell Lugusa, physiotherapist, CVT Nairobi, writes about the successes and challenges faced by clients who have survived torture, and the ways physiotherapy and counseling go hand in hand.
All CVT trainers and clinical advisors who are based in Africa are meeting together for a week of learning, sharing, self-care and fun.
To help address ongoing challenges faced by LGBTI clients after they complete counseling, CVT Nairobi started an innovative Aftercare program for continuing care.

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