A 27 year old woman who was raped and tortured by the police as a 13 year old girl by being accused of supporting Maoists.
A traumatic history of rape, constant beating, water-boarding and use of sticks to force chili/ salt in her genital area.
The first time she came to our centre, she cried for hours telling her story and the problems she has now. She says that she felt relieved on that day and ever since she starting coming to our centre.
Diagnosed as having post traumatic stress disorder with severe constipation and piles.
She was treated for all her conditions using various psychotherapies, psychiatric support, surgical consultation, emotional support etc.
She was seen first in January 2011. She now sleeps well, has no nightmares and flashbacks, does not fear the police and has no constipation and no blood in stools.
She plans to have a child once she is off the required therapies and medications.
Impact: Better health, started studying, married, family acceptance, job offer from FM radios.
Indirect impacts: Referred victims of torture to CVICT, educated other victims that their problems can be solved if they receive the right kind of help, according to her she has learnt how to provide emotional support to other victims.
“If I hadn’t come to your centre, I would have lived in fear all my life’
I følge terapeuten som behandlet henne ble hun holdt i fangenskap og torturert i ca. 6 måneder! Som 13-åring! Helt forjævlig....