The VRWG works to ensure that victims' rights are effectively protected and respected, and that their needs and concerns are met throughout the judicial process of the International Criminal Court (ICC).
VRWG is a network of over 300 national and international civil society groups and experts created in 1997 under the auspices of the Coalition for the International Criminal Court. It was created by a number of international NGOs and experts but over the years has evolved to include NGOs from a wide array of countries.
A number of documents is downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information]
ACTV is a NGO in in Uganda dedicated to the provision of quality medical treatment and rehabilitation services to victims of torture. The mandate and mission of ACTV is to provide quality treatment and rehabilitation services to victims of torture as well as to advocate against torture. [according to site editor's information]
IMLU is a NGO that seeks to promote the rights of torture victims, public interest litigation and protect Kenyans from all forms of State perpetrated torture by advocating for legal and policy reforms. It also monitors government adherence to human rights, rehabilitates victims of torture and capacity building of key stakeholders. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The 1994 genocide in Rwanda led to the violent death of an estimated one million Tutsis and moderate Hutus. The NGO AVEGA-AGAHOZO was formed to address the needs of these people, including:
* Children who have become the heads of household
* Those who have lost some or all of their children
* The elderly
* The handicapped ... [according to site editors information; editors ilissAfrica]