UN Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture

Speak out against torture, an ‘abhorrent denial of human dignity’, urges UN chief

Torture is an “egregious abuse of human rights”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Friday, the International Day in Support of the Victims of Torture.  

'I wouldn’t be here without UN fund for torture victims'

A Liberian journalist and human rights campaigner who endured months of torture during his country’s civil war says a UN fund for torture victims helps survivors “feel human again.”

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States "failing to help children survive torture"

States are not doing enough to help the recovery of children and families who've fled conflict and experienced torture and other ill-treatment, a UN event for victims of abuse has heard.

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