UNVFVT – Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture


Sector: MHPSS

Location: Sulaymaniyah and Erbil

Title of the project: Trauma Rehabilitation and Training Center

Direct services: Improved quality and access to specialized treatment for victims of torture inside reformatory and detention centers and within communities

Output: 120 individual torture survivors will be receiving mental health and trauma- focused physical therapy


Prevention activities through conducting:

• Training of 25 guards and officers inside reformatory, and detention centers, on trauma, torture and their effects on individual, families and community.

• “Victim Rights Workshop” among 30 prisoners, detainees, guards, officers, monitors, and social workers.

• Psycho-education sessions on understanding the impact of torture on survivors and the strategies of coping mechanisms for 400 participants.