One of the greatest myths of gender-based violence is that it happens between individuals. Unfortunately many, if not most, interventions aimed at the elimination of woman and child abuse are directed at either the support or the correction of the individual.
The 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women were first introduced into South Africa by women’s organisations in 1993, with government taking up the Campaign in 1997. In 2015 our big question is what has changed?
Atlantis in the Western Cape officially has a sexual offcences court and care centre for victims affected by sexual crimes. Justice and Correctional Services Minister, Michael Masutha opened the court and the Thuthuzela Care Centre in the community
Child Welfare Port Shepstone visited Mkholombe on Saturday as part of its Child Protection Awareness campaign.
The Thuthuzela Care Centre (TCC) at Khayelitsha Hospital, is a place of support for women and children who are being abused and living in Khayelitsha and the surrounding areas. Western Cape Government Health encourages all those in that area, that are being abused, to approach the TCC at Khayelitsha Hospital.
What if we knew why abuse happens?
Dec 17, 2015