This brochure documents stories of victims of torture who have regained their dignity and rebuilt their lives with the help of organisations supported by the United Nations Fund for Victims of Torture.
About seven out of 10 refugees in Australia have been tortured or gone through some kind of war-related trauma. Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) sometimes develops after frightening events. Symptoms include flashbacks, nightmares, anxiety attacks and depression. The symptoms of t
This desktop guide accompanies the Promoting Refugee Health: A guide for doctors, nurses and other health care providers caring for people of refugee background (3rd edition). The guide contains sections on: identifying patients from a refugee background engaging interpreters consulta
The IRCT is a health-based umbrella organisation that supports the rehabilitation of torture victims and the prevention of torture worldwide. IRCT’s members comprise more than 140 independent organisations in over 70 countries.Their work is governed by these member organisations
The Forum of Australian Services for Survivors of Torture and Trauma (FASSTT) is a network of Australia’s eight specialist rehabilitation agencies that work with survivors of torture and trauma who have come to Australia from overseas. There is one FASSTT member agency in each