THIS IS HOW WE WORK

IN DENMARK AND INTERNATIONALLY

PREVENTION OF VIOLENCE AND TORTURE

We monitor prisons, jails, closed psychiatric hospital wards, and institutions for foreigners deprived of their liberty. We work to build capacities in relevant authorities like the police and the prison system.

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INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMMES

Through our international programmes we work to advise other organisations and state authorities in a variety of countries in order to improve their skills in combating violence and torture.

 

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ADVOCACY

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

 

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RESEARCH AND KNOWLEDGE

We conduct research into the causes, consequences, and prevention of torture as well as efficient trauma rehabilitation. We publish our results in DIGNITY’s own publication series.

 

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SPECIALIZED THERAPY

At our clinic in Copenhagen, we offer rehabilitation for refugees with physical and mental injuries from flight, war, and torture, and for the refugees’ families.

 

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THIS IS WHERE WE WORK

DIGNITY cooperates with partners in around 20 countries worldwide. Read more about our international programmes here.