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

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Edna Gicovi, psychosocial counselor, CVT Nairobi, describes her work helping teenage girls, who’ve survived atrocities including abduction and rape, now find healing and connection in group sessions.

Hani Hattab, technical support & IT specialist, CVT Jordan, comments on what it means to work in a technical role in an organization helping survivors of torture.

Simon Cecil, MBA student at the Carlson School of Management, comments on his impressions of CVT’s New Tactics program during a project to increase program accessibility.

Jepkemoi Kibet, physiotherapist/trainer at CVT Kenya, comments on the presentation she gave recently regarding a tool that analyzes the ways torture survivors think about their pain.

Islam Al-Aqeel, senior psychosocial counselor at CVT Jordan, describes her work helping survivors of torture look inside themselves and regain their identity.

Mohamad Qtaishat

Mohammed Qtaishat, a physiotherapist at CVT Jordan, describes how he helps survivors cope with symptoms that result from torture.

Emily Hutchinson

As an aspiring lawyer just about to enter law school when the Arab Spring began in Egypt, Emily Hutchinson was inspired by the activists in Tahrir Square and around the country to pursue a career in human rights law.

Luca Modenesi, psychotherapist/trainer in CVT Jordan, describes his work as a therapist and as a trainer of psychosocial counselors as they care for those who have endured torture.

Suzanne Jabbour

Suzanne Jabbour, executive director of PATH partner Restart Center in Tripoli, Lebanon, gave the keynote address at a special event on December 10 in Washington, D.C. We have shared her comments from the event on our blog.

Marie Soueid, CVT policy counsel, urges the international community to commit to a real solution to the Syrian crisis during the Feb. 4 conference in London.

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