AMAN is a group of centers working in the area of rehabilitating victims of violence and torture. Membership is open to centers that wish to join the network, if they fulfill membership terms and approve the network’s internal by-laws.
Objective of the Network
To encourage and reinforce cooperation and interaction between researchers, workers and individuals interested in the areas of torture prevention and providing treatment and rehabilitation for victims of torture at the local and international levels.
Goals of the Network:
1- Encourage the participation of researchers and workers in the fields of social and health sciences in defining and investigating problems related to violence and torture and contributing to solving these problems.
2- Support and encourage initiatives and activities in these fields at the local and regional levels, including the establishment of specialized centers for the care and rehabilitation of victims of violence and torture.
3- Cooperate with local and international bodies within the framework of serving the network goals.
The network carries out several activities to achieve its goals:
1- Initiate and facilitate contact and communication among all interested individuals and institutions.
2- Establish a databank.
3- Work on the issuance of a publication as means of communication and education.
4- Support local programs that support with the network’s goals.
5-Organize annual and periodic conferences for researchers, workers and persons interested in the areas of action of the network
6- Encourage training, raising awareness and research in the areas of torture and rehabilitation of victims of torture
AMAN Network For rehabilitation and defending Human Rights
Kornish el Mazraa, behind Gallery Chour, Zreik Center, 3rd & 5th floor
P.O.Box 14/5843 Beirut - Lebanon
Phone: +961 1 30 26 31
Fax: +961 1 70 16 92
Mobile: +961 3 37 96 12
E-mail: info AT amannet.net