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Learning from HRDs: Rehabilitation of Torture Victims in Chad

Friday 24 February 2017, 1.00PM to 14:15 pm

Speaker(s): Nodjigoto Charbonnel, CAHR visiting fellow, Centre de Réhabilitation des Victimes de la Torture (Chad)

Chadian human rights defender Nodjigoto Charbonnel will discuss the current political crisis in his country and the work he does in the field of rehabilitation of torture victims.

Charbonnel is the director of the Centre de Réhabilitation des Victimes de la Torture (AJPNV) in Chad. AJPNV works primarily towards the rehabilitation of torture victims, the abolition of torture, and the education of citizens of Chad on human rights. It provides medical, psychosocial and legal support to victims of torture, IDPs, and female victims of sexual violence.

Nodjigoto Charbonnel is currently a visiting fellow at the Centre for Applied Human Rights (CAHR) under the auspices of the Protective Fellowship Scheme for HRDs at Risk. The Learning from HRDs lecture series showcases front line human rights work conducted by CAHR's visiting human rights defenders.

Location: ARC/014, Alcuin Research Resource Centre, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD

Admission: Free