14 Apr 2021
When Covid-19 stopped the world, the IRCT continued!

The IRCT member centres have been posed with severe challenges due to the Covid-19 pandemic, which also severely impacts torture survivors globally. With support from the IRCT rapid response scheme, IRCT members have been able to respond creatively to the pandemic and ensuring life-saving services to survivors of torture.

When Covid-19 stopped the world, the IRCT continued!

The IRCT responded immediately with a subgranting scheme designed to help members put in place the practical changes necessary to provide remote services and to share their good practices with each-other. This included buying access to online platforms, phone credit for survivors to be able to connect to remote counselling sessions and protective equipment for those members still able to have services open.

 

Watch below to learn about how IRCT members accross the globe have used creativity; adjusting to the circumstances and providing life-saving support to torture survivors.


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