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

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For Pride month, CVT recognizes hope and care for LGBTQI+ clients, with a special focus on the work in Nairobi, Kenya.
A question on International Women's Day 2022: How are women coping with the mental health challenges of our times?
CVT’s capacity development work reaches even more people impacted by torture, trauma and other human rights abuses.
Simon Adams, Ph.D., CVT president and CEO, writes about Human Rights Day and finding hope in the journey of healing that survivors take on.
Sabrina Roowala, MPH, program evaluation specialist, and Jennifer Esala, Ph.D., research associate, made interesting discoveries as they analyzed research results from before and after CVT’s U.S. programs moved to telehealth as a result of the pandemic.
Las autoras Andrea Cárcamo, asesora principal de políticas, Leora Hudak, especialista en bienestar del personal y salud mental, Urmy Shukla, asesora de evaluación de programas, y Lisa Peterson-de la Cueva describen el trabajo que CVT está llevando a cabo para enfrentar el trauma secundario y enseñar la importancia de resiliencia de los proveedores de servicios legales en la frontera entre Estados Unidos y México.
As the COVID-19 pandemic approached, the physiotherapy team at CVT Kalobeyei moved quickly to adapt their in-person sessions to a hybrid model, allowing for continued, yet socially distanced, care.
Tesfanesh Kassaye, counseling supervisor, CVT Ethiopia-Tigray, writes about the team's activities to commemorate World Mental Health Day.
Curt Goering, CVT executive director
In honor of World Mental Health Day, Curt Goering, CVT executive director, stands with survivors of torture as they rebuild their lives and pursue holistic healing—healing which includes mental health care.
Winnie Chao, physiotherapist, CVT Kalobeyei, writes about the journey her clients undertake and the positive results they gain.

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