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Center for Victims of Torture
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The Center for Victims of Torture (CVT) exists to heal the wounds of torture and war on individuals, their families and their communities, and to stop its practice.
The Center for Victims of Torture (CVT) exists to heal the wounds of torture and war on individuals, their families and their communities, and to stop its practice.

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Curt Goering, CVT executive director, speaks out against family separations, urging people to contact Congress and tell them to end these inhumane practices. “Our leaders cannot let these policies continue. But neither must they trade one set of harms for another.”
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Just in time for World Refugee Day, Maggie Mabie, intern at CVT's Washington Office, emphasizes that the refugee crisis is a torture crisis.
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CVT's volunteer gardener, Steve Ruce, reflects on two-plus decades of service to CVT and the healing power of gardening.
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Fawn Bernhardt-Norvell, CVT's director of development, reflects on her recent trip to Africa.
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Curious about the role of the interpreter in a survivor's healing? Check out this blog series.
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To help address ongoing challenges faced by LGBTI clients after counseling, CVT Nairobi started an innovative Aftercare program.
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The Interpreter Project group continues to explore translating idioms for distress that may not have an English equivalent.
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Jackson Mutavi, CVT Nairobi's senior monitoring and evaluation officer, writes about his data-driven approach to healing.
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