- What is NST?
- Who We Are
The following are highlights of our work since we began in 1993.
First UN Panel on NST
Linda and Jeanne presented about NST to the UN Committee on the Status of Women (CSW). The panel was entitled The Many Faces of Torture.Read More
UN Committee Against Torture on NST
Major Media Coverage
The CBC news in Canada covers Non-State Torture, helping to spread awareness, in a radio program entitled Hidden Horrors.Listen to Program
Geneva Beijing+20 Forum includes NST
The Final Report from the Geneva NGO Forum Beijing+20 includes:
"Ensure national laws criminalize non-State torture perpetrated by non-State actors and hold perpetrators accountable for gender-based non-State torture crime." Linda and Jeanne attended this session and with the support of others successfully lobbied to have the above statement about NST included in the final document.Read Report
London Abused Women's Centre in London, Ontario recognizes NST
The London Abused Women’s Centre, following a 2 day workshop where Linda and Jeanne presented non-State torture identification and healing, is the first centre in Canada to officially incorporate NST identification in its services.Read More
NST Bill C-242 Introduced