Prevention. Protection. Rehabilitation. Accountability. | Center for Victims of Torture

Prevention. Protection. Rehabilitation. Accountability.

CVT Advocates to Heal the Wounds of Torture and Stop Torture Worldwide

Asylum & Refugee 
Protection

CVT seeks to ensure that the United States offers safe haven to refugees fleeing persecution.
 

Confronting the Legacy of U.S. Torture

CVT promotes truth, reform, accountability and redress for torture committed by the United States post-9/11 and seeks to end indefinite detention at Guantanamo Bay.
 

New Tactics in Human Rights

CVT helps human rights defenders around the world work more effectively.

 

 

Transitional Justice Initiative

CVT advocates for integrating mental health and psychosocial support principles into transitional justice efforts to ensure survivor- and victim-centered approaches.

 

 

 

 

 

Healing

We heal victims of torture through unique services and professional care worldwide.

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Training

We strengthen partners who heal torture survivors and work to prevent torture.

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Advocacy

We advocate for the protection & care of torture survivors and an end to torture.

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