Holistic Rehabilitation Support to the Cases of Human Right Violation
Introduction: – The armed conflict, also popularly known as people’s war, in between the year 1996 and 2006 claimed the lives of 13,000 people and displaced an estimate of 200,000 and more. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, article 5 clearly prohibits torture in any case. Besides all the international conventions and declaration signed by the country, the constitution of 1990 and the interim constitution at the period also strictly prohibited torture. Though the war has ended, the effects of trauma and torture still remain inflicting pain and suffering to victims. Torture victims are in a dire need of holistic rehabilitation services to reintegrate them into their community of origin.
This project is one-year long project which aims to provide holistic services to the cases of human Right Violation with focus on psychosocial support along with some form medical, legal and social support.
- The primary objective of the project is to provide holistic rehabilitation support to the survivors of the torture and facilitate reintegration of torture victims into their community.
- To ensure mental health and psycho social wellbeing of torture victims.
- To advocate for developing policies and reinforcing effective implementation to address torture related issues at local and national levels.
200 cases related to human rights violation
Implementation area: Kailali, Banke and Bardiya
Time frame: January 2020 – December 2020
Supported by: United Nations Office of the High Commissioner (OHCHR)