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International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims

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About International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims

International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (IRCT) is an independent, international health professional organization that promotes and supports the rehabilitation of torture victims and works for the prevention of torture worldwide. The IRCT is the umbrella for more than 140 independent torture rehabilitation organizations in over 70 countries. Each year it’s members treat more than 100.000 torture survivors and their families. Organization’s vision is a world that values and accepts shared responsibility for the eradication of torture. It’s mission is to promote and support the rehabilitation of torture victims and work for the prevention of torture.

Work area

Research, Advocacy

Motto

Supporting torture victims worldwide

Country Offices

Belgium, Denmark

Quickfacts

Founded: 1985
Location (HQ): Denmark
Scope: Global
Focus area: Toture

Does this organisation offer paid Internships?

No

About the author

Ada Hasanagic

Ada Hasanagić is a human rights professional currently working as a researcher at the Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Previously, Ada graduated with honors from the Sarajevo School of Science and Technology and the University of Buckingham in the fields of Political Science and International Relations. Also, she earned a master’s degree in Democracy and Human Rights from the University of Sarajevo and University of Bologna.