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Information Guide: Sexual Violence as a Tool of Torture and Weapon during Conflict

Original Publication Date: January 29, 2015
Last Updated: February 19, 2023
Estimated Read Time: < 1 minute

Information guide created by the National Partnership for Community Training in 2011.

From NPCT website:

This Webinar gives a background of sexualized violence as a form of torture and the significant impact and consequences of this type of violence on survivors. The great challenges survivors of this type of violence face are offered as well as treatment options and considerations.

Adeyinka Akinsulure-Smith, Ph.D., a Program Psychologist at the Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture, she discusses the prevalence, methods, and consequences of sexualized violence as well as therapeutic treatments and interventions.  This presentation is intended for clinicians who work with forced migrants who have experienced sexual violence as a result of torture or conflict.

Click here to listen to this webinar.

Download a pdf of the slides here.

Download the Sexual Violence Information Guide

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