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Report HHRI GBV Manual

Mental Health and Human Rights Info, 2017

The Mental health and gender-based violence – Helping survivors of sexual violence in conflict – a training manual – suggests approaches and techniques that address the psychological needs of GBV survivors, which helpers could use while assisting them. It focuses especially on the understanding of how trauma affects the lives of survivors. However, the manual is not a treatment manual, but a training manual for helpers working in crisis situations with little or no access to specialized healthcare within psychological and/or psychiatric field. This report review the work that has been done in developing, sharing content and conducting trainings in the years from 2012-2017.

Updated March 31, 2022.