• Healing From Torment

    Download: PDF icon 2017 December Storycloth Issue.pdf
  • Respecting Culture in the Healing Process

    Download: PDF icon 2017 August Storycloth issue.pdf
  • The Refugee Crisis is a Torture Crisis

    The global refugee crisis isn’t slowing down. At CVT, we know that up to 44% of refugees in the U.S. are survivors of torture.

    Download: PDF icon REVISED - CVT17 NC - Newsletter for Website - 05.24.2017.pdf
  • CVT Stands with Refugees

    CVT will continue to stand with refugees—for whom resettlement is often the only, and last, chance to reach safe haven after surviving the horrors of torture, war and displacement.

    Download: PDF icon CVT17 NB NL 2.3web.pdf
  • CVT Launches a Call to Reject Torture Campaign

    The Center for Victims of Torture kicked off its Call to Reject Torture with a declaration signed by over 100 prominent leaders including Former Secretaries of Defense Chuck Hagel and William Cohen

    Download: PDF icon CVT17 NA NLx web.pdf
  • CVT Opens Its Doors to Survivors in Atlanta

    CVT has opened its doors in Atlanta and rebuilding the lives and restoring the hope of refugee survivors of torture through a partnership with International Rescue Committee (IRC). 

    Download: PDF icon CVT16 NC NL web.pdf
  • Juan Mendez Receives CVT's Eclipse Award

    CVT presented its annual Eclipse Award to Juan Mendez, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.

    Download: PDF icon June Storycloth.pdf
  • Torture Survivors Cope in Camps and Cities

    Torture survivors experience different challenges in cities and camps. But CVT’s group counseling process helps survivors cope with their torture and ongoing difficulties.  

    Download: PDF icon 2016_February.pdf
  • Healing in Uganda: From Capacity Building to Direct Care

    CVT started working in Uganda in 2009, training and supporting local Ugandan counselors. Now we've expanded our work to provide direct care.“We realized that some survivors needed more consistent care than was currently available,” said Suzanne Pearl, CVT program manager. “With our experience in other areas in Africa and strong relationships in the country, we were able to easily transition our work to include counseling groups in the most affected communities.”

    Download: PDF icon 2015_November.pdf
  • Strengthening Torture Rehabilitation Centers Around the World

    Through CVT’s Partners in Trauma Healing (PATH) Project, torture rehabilitation centers around the world have deepened their clinical skills, developed monitoring and evaluation systems and strengthened their organizations. Read how this project is expanding access to healing care for torture survivors around the world.

    Download: PDF icon 2015_August.pdf


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