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Edna Gicovi, psychosocial counselor at CVT Nairobi, finds powerful, interwoven threads between the stories of two torture survivor clients.
Mariam Hudaib, junior trainer, New Tactics MENA, writes about how training for human rights activists gets a boost when you incorporate game elements.
Darlene Lynch, head of external relations, CVT Atlanta, writes about action to oppose the deeply harmful practice of automatically shackling children in juvenile court.
Andrea Cárcamo-Cavazos, senior policy counsel, pushes back against the Trump White House’s move to use CBP officers in the role of asylum officers.
Read highlights from field staff in Kenya's Turkana region.
Curt Goering, CVT executive director, writes that the U.S. must keep the critical USCIS offices open.
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.
Siri Hustvedt, internationally best-selling author, gave this speech when CVT was awarded the Dr. Guislain "Breaking the Chains of Stigma" Award on Oct. 10.
Curt Goering, CVT executive director, gave this speech at the CVT Restoring Hope Breakfast – October 3, 2018.

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