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Maki Katoh, country director for CVT Ethiopia, comments on the wide range of events and messages that were part of the 25th Eritrean Independence Day in Mai Ayni camp.

Edna Gicovi, psychosocial counselor, CVT Nairobi, describes her work helping teenage girls, who’ve survived atrocities including abduction and rape, now find healing and connection in group sessions.
Hani Hattab, technical support & IT specialist, CVT Jordan, comments on what it means to work in a technical role in an organization helping survivors of torture.

Jepkemoi Kibet, physiotherapist/trainer at CVT Kenya, comments on the presentation she gave recently regarding a tool that analyzes the ways torture survivors think about their pain.

Islam Al-Aqeel, senior psychosocial counselor at CVT Jordan, describes her work helping survivors of torture look inside themselves and regain their identity.
Mohamad Qtaishat

Mohammed Qtaishat, a physiotherapist at CVT Jordan, describes how he helps survivors cope with symptoms that result from torture.

Emily Hutchinson

As an aspiring lawyer just about to enter law school when the Arab Spring began in Egypt, Emily Hutchinson was inspired by the activists in Tahrir Square and around the country to pursue a career in human rights law.

To help ease fears, a St. Paul police officer meets with torture survivors at the CVT Healing Center.

For Social Work Month, Brynn Smith, clinic manager, St. Paul Healing Center, comments on the roles of social workers as they help torture survivors rebuild their lives.

Luca Modenesi, psychotherapist/trainer in CVT Jordan, describes his work as a therapist and as a trainer of psychosocial counselors as they care for those who have endured torture.

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