News from DIGNITY
UN Committee against Torture questions China over allegations of widespread torture
Dr. Jens Modvig from DIGNITY was one of the committee's rapporteurs during the review of China this week. For the last two days he and the nine other experts from the committee have been asking questions to a large delegation with representatives from China, Hong Kong and Macao. The delegation insisted that China has made "tangible, visible and sustained" achievements in the fight against torture.
DIGNITY presents report on Denmark before the UN Committee against Torture
Are there any issues with torture and degrading treatment in Denmark? As a representative of 14 Danish organizations, DIGNITY will answer this question before the UN Committee against Torture (CAT) today. The presentation will prepare the committee for next week’s examination of Denmark.
Training in Narrative Exposure Therapy: Telling in details about torture
PTSD, anxiety and depression are typical consequences of torture. An effective method to treat torture victims is Narrative Exposure Therapy where the client systematic, in details and in a safe atmosphere explores the traumatic memories. But what makes the method so good? And how do you prevent the therapists from being traumatized by the horrible stories?
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RehabilitationDIGNITY helps victims of torture and their families to a better life.
Prevention of torture in detentionDIGNITY works to ensure that people who are imprisoned or placed in other closed institutions have a dignified life.
URBAN VIOLENCEDIGNITY works to ensure that people living in unsafe slum areas can lead safer and dignified lives.
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