Could the lack of adequate counselling and mental health services in South Africa’s health facilities leave sexual violence survivors more vulnerable to post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and suicide? A new national study gives us the answers.
Dial *134*334# to access a free and anonymous list of services in five languages for survivors of sexual violence, or visit our map to view and rate facilities across the country.
Three young intersex South Africans have decided to go public with their stories to bring awareness to the plight of intersex infants and children who are still currently receiving unnecessary operations in this country to make their sex characteristics fit the binary of male or female.
The level of rape in South Africa is comparable to a war zone. Health-e’s Izwi Lami campaign allows survivors to share their voices, access counseling services and campaign for change, all through a free SMS conversation.
LIMPOPO – The Ekuphumleni Restoration Home (popularly known as Thy Rest) is a shelter that is giving hope and offering second chances to women who are victims of sexual abuse, domestic abuse, rape, human trafficking and incest.