The psychosocial impact of war, HIV and other high-risk situations on girls and boys in West and Central Africa.

The psychological and physical suffering of children expressed in the testimonies makes for disturbing reading. But the findings need to be understood for what they are: reports on children in extreme situations where traditional and modern protection mechanisms of states, families and communities have failed .

Center for Rehabilitation and Abolition of Torture (CRAT)

CRAT provides psychosocial support programmes for victims (all sectors of population), including refugees, depending on the availability of resources. Financial assistance can be provided to speed up the rehabilitation process.