Who we are

DIGNITY is an independent human rights and development organization. Our vision is a world free of torture and cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment.

This is how we work

Specialized therapy

We offer rehabilitation for refugees with physical and mental injuries from flight, war, & torture, and for the refugees’ families.

Prevention

We monitor prisons, jails, closed psychiatric hospital wards, and institutions for foreigners deprived of their liberty.

International programmes

We work to advise other organisations and state authorities in a variety of countries.

Advocacy

We offer advice to authorities in Denmark and abroad in the fight against torture. We draw attention to violations of human rights.

Research

We conduct research into the causes, consequences, and prevention of torture as well as efficient trauma rehabilitation.

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We cooperate with partners in several countries

Our international programmes focus on creating access to sustainable rehabilitation of trauma victims.

Together with our partners around the world, we work for social and political change to ensure that all torture survivors have access to help.

Partners