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NSW Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors

Understanding Refugee Trauma and Recovery: A Guide

In today's world, millions of individuals are forcibly displaced from their homes due to conflict, persecution, and other forms of violence. This global refugee crisis demands our attention and understanding. Let's explore various aspects of refugee experiences, trauma, recovery, and…

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Supporting Refugee Women: Understanding Sexual Assault Trauma

Women make up 42% of the world’s 71.4 million asylum seekers and refugees (UNHCR, 2023). Shockingly, studies reveal that over 88% of asylum seekers have experienced sexual violence in their lifetime, with rape affecting 50.3% (Aguirre et al., 2020).   These…

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Statement regarding people transferred by Australia to Papua New Guinea & Nauru -September 2016

STARTTS fully supports the call by Paris Aristotle, CEO of The Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture , for a swift and humane settlement policy for asylum seekers transferred to Papua New Guinea and Nauru.

STARTTS stands with Mr Aristotle in his calls for the government to act to restore hope and to act in the best interest of those living with uncertainly and hopelessness.

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