Lamp Lifeboat Ladder

Lamp Lifeboat Ladder provides wrap-around support for survivors of torture to help rebuild their lives and works to create resettlement opportunities in safe countries.

Host/Institute: Reed Smith
Critical Dates: 2004– Present
Location: International
Contributors/Partners: Private-Public Partnership with the Canadian Government, the Canadian Center for Victims of Torture (CCVT) and other international NGOs:
Link to host home page:
Survivor voices:

Description from Initiative: Many refugees are victims of torture, including sexual torture, which has catastrophic effects on their physical, psychological and social well-being. They face challenges in accessing support and services for rehabilitation. Those problems are exacerbated when they are in flight, lack shelter, and lack social or medical support. Lamp Lifeboat Ladder recognizes the need of torture survivors to resettle in safe countries, while receiving support in rebuilding their lives.

The views expressed are those of the author/s, and are not attributable to the host organisations of the Resettlement.Plus website.

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