DIGNITY's projects

Project:

Torture prevention and human rights protection in Sierra Leone

Partners:
Prison Watch Sierra Leone (PWSL)

Country:
Sierra Leone

Contact:
Andrew M. Jefferson

Project:

Fighting transparent torture: Building medical know-how and legal advocacy on non-physical torture

Partners:
Public Committee Against Torture in Israel (PCATI)

Country:
Israel/Palestine

Contact:
Elna Søndergaard

Project:

Strengthening capacity on preventive monitoring of places of detention for adults in Tanzania

Partners:
Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance (CHRAGG)

Country:
Tanzania

Contact:
Maha Aon

Project:

Legacies of Detention in Myanmar

Partners:
Justice for All Law Firm

Country:
Myanmar

Contact:
Andrew M. Jefferson

Project:

Reducing the use of pre-trial detention in Lebanon

Partners:
Ministry of Justice in Lebanon

Country:
Lebanon

Contact:
Sumayah Tallouzi

Project:

State dialogues on compliance

Partners:
Ministry of Justice Morocco,
Ministry of Justice Tunisia,
Ministry of Justice Jordan,
National Center for Human Rights Jordan (NCHR)

Country:
Morocco,
Tunisia,
Jordan

Contact:
Elna Søndergaard

Project:

Documenting human rights violations

Country:
Egypt,
Jordan,
Tunisia,
Morocco

Contact:
Giorgio Caracciolo

Project:

Detention monitoring and prisons

Partners:
Conseil national des droits de l’homme (CNDH),
Tunisian NMT,
Ligue tunisienne des droit de l’homme (LTDH),
Organisation Maroccaine des droits de l’homes (OMDH),
Ordre national des avocats de Tunisie (ONAT),
Organisation contre la torture en Tunisie (OCTT),
Association Maroccaine des droits humains (AMDH),
Mizan Law Group for Human Rights,
Institute for Family Health (IFH),
Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR),
El Nadeem – Center for Rehabilitation of victims of violence,
Association Justice & Mercy (AJEM),
Act for Human Rights (ALEF),
Caritas Lebanon,
Addameer – Prisoner support and human rights association

Country:
Morocco,
Tunisia,
MENA-region

Contact:
Nina Nordberg

Project:

Human Rights and Dialogue Consortium

Partners:
DIGNITY is lead, other members of the consortium are:
Danmission,
Euromed Foundation,
Euromed Rights,
Danish Institute for Human Rights

Country:
The Middle East and North Africa

Contact:
Søs Nissen

Project:

Prevention of Suicide, Suicide Attempts and Self-Harm in Moroccan Prisons

Partners:
Moroccan Prison Authorities (DGAPR)

Country:Morocco

Contact:
Maha Aon

Project:

Rights-Based Approach for Torture and CIDTP-Prevention in the Philippines

Partners:
Balay Rehabilitation Center

Country:
Philippines

Contact:
Valiantsina Tsikhanava

Project:

Prevention of urban violence based on research-action for community resilience

Partners:
CIPREVICA

Country:
Guatemala,
Honduras,
El Salvador

Contact:
Finn Kjærulf

Project:

Prevention of Urban Violence in East Africa

Partners:
MidRift,
Uganda Police Force,
HURA

Country:
Kenya,
Uganda

Contact:
Finn Kjærulf

Project:

CORTO - Violent Exchanges

Partners:
Aalborg University

Country:
Kenya,
Congo,
South Africa,
Sri Lanka

Contact:
Steffen Jensen

 

Project:

ComLed - Community-led Approaches

Partners:
Balay Rehabilitation Center, Philippines
Center for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR), South Africa
Liberian Association of Psychosocial Services, Liberia

Country:
Philippines,
South Africa,
Liberia

Contact:
Mette Møhl

Project:

EcoEva - Economic Evaluation of Multidisciplinary Treatments

Partners:
Kosova Rehabilitation Center for Torture Victims,
Balay Rehabilitation Center

Country:
Denmark,
Philippines,
Kosovo

Contact:
Shr-Jie Sharlenna Wang

Project:

Prevention of Urban Violence in the Middle East and North Africa

Country:
Tunisia

Contact:
Henrik Rønsbo

Project:

Domestic Security Implications of UN Peacekeeping (D-SIP)

Partners:
Danish Institute for International Studies,
University of Ghana,
Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre

Country:
Ghana

Contact:
Maya Mynster Christensen

Project:

Strengthening duty-bearers capacity

Partners:
Balay Rehabilitation Center

Country:
Philippines

Contact:
Morten Olesen

Project:

Healthier, Improved and Functioning Families

Partners:
Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR)

Country:
South Africa

Contact:
Morten Olesen

Project:

Humanitarian interventions

Partners:
Restart, Danish Refugee Council

Country:
Lebanon

Contact:
Lianne Engelkes-Heby

Project:

Rehabilitation and Support

Partners:
Restart,
Institute for Family Health,
El-Nadeem,
Nebras

Country:
The Middle East and North Africa

Contact:
Lianne Engelkes-Heby

Project:

CQIM-International (evaluation and monitoring of rehabilitation efforts internationally)

Country:
World

Contact:
Morten Olesen

Project:

Rehabilitation in West Africa

Partners:
Pre-investigation in West Africa, with the purpose of assessing possible partner cooperations in the region

Country:
Ghana,
Nigeria,
Liberia

Contact:
Jeanette Kørner

Project:

CQIM-Denmark​ (evaluation and monitoring of rehabilitation effects in Denmark)

Country:
Denmark

Contact:
Marie Høgh Thøgersen

Project:

KOMPAS

Country:
Denmark

This project was completed by the end of 2018. 

 

Project:

Rehabilitation of Families

Country:

Denmark

Contact:
This project was completed by the end of 2018.
Sara Vinsteen

Project:

NPM in Denmark (monitoring places of detention)

Partners:
Danish Institute for Human Rights

Country:
Denmark

Contact:
Marie Brasholt

Project:

Vulnerability Study (LGBTQI in detention)

Country:
Denmark

Contact:
Una Marquard-Busk

Project:

Revision of Istanbul Protocol

Partners:
Physicians for Human Rights,
International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims,
Human Rights Foundation of Turkey,
REDRESS,
UN Committee against Torture,
UN Subcommittee for the Prevention of Torture,
UN Special Rapporteur on Torture - UN Voluntary Fund

Country:
World

Contact:
Una Marquard-Busk

Project:

Mental Health in post-conflict Colombia

Partners:
Colombia Ministry of Health and Social Protection,
Universided Externado

Country:
Colombia

Contact:
Marie Brasholt

Project:

21st Century Treaty Body System

Country:
World

Contact:
Una Marquard-Busk

Project:

Identification of torture survivors – validation of a screening instrument and registration of methods of torture and health consequences

Partners:
Amnesty International,
Forskningscenter for Migration, Etnicitet og Sundhed (MESU), Københavns Universitet

Contact:
Lisa Michaelsen