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

Ethiopia Counselors Stretch

Monday, March 12, 2018
Nancy Mwikali, counseling supervisor, CVT Nairobi, writes about the importance of listening and giving clients a space where they can speak without being judged.
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Monday, March 5, 2018
"Clients become able to deal with the past and change their future," writes Raymond Mwaura, psychosocial counselor, CVT Nairobi,about the long-term impacts of his work with survivors of torture.
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Wednesday, February 28, 2018
"Their physical progress defies the torturers' words," writes Jeniffer Chepkemoi, physiotherapy supervisor, CVT Nairobi, about her work with survivors of torture.
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Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Amal Hassan, CVT’s community educator.writes about her work leading parenting classes – offered free of charge to Somali mothers in St. Cloud, MN - and combating the stigma attached to mental health.
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Thursday, February 22, 2018
CVT clients and clinicians reflect on their late-fall canoe trip with Wilderness Inquiry, an organization that aims to make the outdoors accessible for all.
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Thursday, January 25, 2018
As we face the one-year anniversary of President Trump's Travel Ban, Curt Goering, CVT executive director, shares a former client’s story about the devastating impacts of the ban on his family and their future.
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Thursday, January 18, 2018
Amna Suraka, a former prison turned museum, is the most well-known tourist destination in Iraqi Kurdistan's Sulaimaniya. Local travelers and school children visit and depart feeling shocked for having walked through a place where humans suffered so much, yet gained so much insight on the strength of the Kurdish people and the human spirit.
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Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Did you know that CVT plans to extend its care to the Kakuma refugee camps of northwest Kenya? Read about our plans here.
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Thursday, January 11, 2018
On the 16th anniversary of detainees arriving at Guantanamo Bay prison, 41 are still imprisoned there.
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Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Posted in Human Rights
Pete Dross, CVT’s director of external relations, recently learned more about the CIA’s rendition, detention and interrogation program, which involved transferring prisoners around the world by plane for imprisonment and torture.
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