It focuses on the professional treatment and interaction with survivors of torture and sexual violence from those who might have the first contact with the victims. It focuses on the main terms of SV and the principles of referral pathways.
One or two-days training workshops take place in opposition-held areas in Northern Syria and some Governorates in Turkey.
The targeted audience were receptionists in health facilities, midwives, some members of local councils, civil police, and any other group that might have first contact with the victims.
These workshops aim to convey the right skills and approach needed on how to interact with survivors upon first contact, refer to appropriate services, raise awareness, and mitigate the stigma surrounding sexual violence victims.