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COVID-19 Prevention Statement By Survivors2 Advocacy Group, Greece

This direct advocacy piece from a group of torture survivors living in Greece is important because it highlights the unique power and expertise that survivors hold, as they speak directly to issues they are being affected by and living through.  Their piece also highlights the failures of the Greek government to protect them from COVID-19, which in the end is a failure to prote ...

Challenges facing Syrian Refugees and Jordan: Pressures from a Pandemic

Lamp Lifeboat Ladder’s pilot project is a special program with the Canadian government to provide safe, new homes for 90 torture and sexual violence survivors and their families. Forty of these survivors and their families are currently living in Jordan, with some having fled from Syria. Sadly, the impact of the global pandemic has been particularly harsh on Syrian refugees liv ...

Lamp Lifeboat Ladder: A Survivor-Centered Partnership

Looking back on 2020, we reflect on the devastating impact COVID-19 has had on people around the world, particularly on refugees and survivors of torture and sexual violence. It has also shown us their enormous strength and resilience. Throughout the pandemic, our initiative Lamp Lifeboat Ladder has continued to accompany refugee survivors of sexual and gender-based violence on ...

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