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Francis Lokong, monitoring & evaluation officer, CVT Uganda, writes about witnessing clients’ improvements in his research work.
Curt Goering, CVT executive director, writes that the U.S. must keep the critical USCIS offices open.
The CVT Ethiopia team took on a special project training IOM staff in Djibouti in methods of effective care for highly traumatized migrants.
CVT volunteers in the U.S. translated training materials into French for a project underway by the CVT Ethiopia team in Djibouti.
Global professionals dedicated to healing the wounds of torture gathered for CVT's PATH project workshop in Zanzibar.
Stigma reduction is integrated into all facets of CVT's centers and programs, around the world.
Dedan Otieno writes about how his work as psychosocial counselor helps relieve survivors' suffering, as do the actions they then take to help other survivors find care.
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.
As CVT Jordan marks its 10th anniversary, we look at the ways the program changed and expanded to meet the needs of survivors.

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