DIGNITY - Danish Institute Against Torture

We fight for a world where fewer people are subjected to torture and help victims of torture to a better life

Urban

Prevention of violence and torture

We work with evidence-based interventions to research and prevent torture and organized violence in poor urban areas.

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Detention

Prevention of torture

We work to strengthen the adherence to international standards and rules on treatment of prisoners and detainees in order to prevent torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment.

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Rehabilitation

In Denmark and abroad

We offer professional, multidisciplinary rehabilitation to victims of torture and other severely traumatized refugees in Denmark and support local rehabilitation services around the world.

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News

Upcoming events

Date: 03/01/2019

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Torture and Corruption | 40th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council

This event will address the predominant patterns of interaction between corruption and torture, as well as the systemic root causes of both phenomena, and offer recommendations with a view to strengthening the protection against torture and ill-treatment in contexts affected by corruption.
The spotlight will be on both custodial and non-custodial settings.