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Venezuela

In Venezuela, MSF provides mental healthcare to victims of urban violence. 

In collaboration with the local organisation Fe y Alegría, we offer comprehensive care for victims of sexual violence. The project is run in two of the capital’s most dangerous neighbourhoods, Petare and La Vega. 

Mental health consultation in Venezuela. © Marta Soszynska / MSF

In these areas, criminal gangs use violence – including robbery, murder, extortion and kidnapping – to gain territorial control. 

Our psychologists provide individual mental health consultations, and during these sessions, they often detect and address cases of sexual violence.

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