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Moath Asfoor, outreach and partnership manager, CVT Jordan, writes about the importance of mental health care and community outreach for long-term impact.
In honor of the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, CVT Jordan organized a panel event titled “Tiny Hands & Heavy Burden.” Experts from CVT and several organizations shared about working with refugee children who have survived traumatic experiences.
Darlene Lynch, head of external relations, CVT Georgia, writes about action to oppose the deeply harmful practice of automatically shackling children in juvenile court.
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.

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