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Healing and Human Rights: A Blog by the Center for Victims of Torture

Ethiopia Counselors Stretch

Thursday, July 18, 2019
Edna Gicovi, psychosocial counselor at CVT Nairobi, finds powerful, interwoven threads between the stories of two torture survivor clients.
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Monday, July 15, 2019
Moath Asfoor, outreach and partnership manager, CVT Jordan, writes about the importance of mental health care and community outreach for long-term impact.
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Friday, July 12, 2019
Volunteers from the national service organization Breakaway freshen up CVT Atlanta.
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Wednesday, July 10, 2019
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.
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Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Posted in Human Rights
Mariam Hudaib, junior trainer, New Tactics MENA, writes about how training for human rights activists gets a boost when you incorporate game elements.
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Friday, June 28, 2019
Andrea Cárcamo-Cavazos has witnessed firsthand the evil outcomes of policies that permit jailing individuals who seek protection, including LGBTQ+ immigrants and asylum seekers. Here's what she saw.
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Tuesday, June 25, 2019
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.
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Friday, June 7, 2019
CVT's New Tactics in Human Rights raises this important and timely question.
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Thursday, May 30, 2019
In mid-May, Andrea Cárcamo-Cavazos, CVT senior policy counsel, traveled to El Paso, Texas, on behalf of CVT to meet with asylum seekers in detention. Learn about who she met, what she saw and why the media isn’t paying the right kind of attention to what’s happening to asylum seekers at our southern border.
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Friday, May 17, 2019
Darlene Lynch, head of external relations, CVT Atlanta, writes about action to oppose the deeply harmful practice of automatically shackling children in juvenile court.
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