CVICT was established in 1990 and registered as a nonprofit and non-government organization in Nepal. Since its formation, its efforts have centred on the rehabilitation of torture victims as well as the prevention of torture.
CVICT has diligently rehabilitated victims of torture in Nepal over the last 20 years. Its emphasis on psychosocial services along with medical treatment helps victims, as well as their families, return to normal life.
CVICT's goals are to restore human dignity, end impunity, and work towards eradicating torture from Nepal. For people suffering from consequences of torture and other forms of organized violence it provides holistic services to address a person's physical, mental, spiritual and social well-being, and help restore the social fabric in the family and community.