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Edna Gicovi, psychosocial counselor at CVT Nairobi, finds powerful, interwoven threads between the stories of two torture survivor clients.
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.
In this first article in a series, Farah Al-Dweik, senior physiotherapist, CVT Jordan, presents the perspective of a client coming for care after surviving torture.
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.
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.
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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