This map locates and lists the contact information for places of refuge and assistance for sexual violence survivors across the country.
NB: Ask your health facility for • Emergency contraceptives to prevent pregnancy • Forensic examination • HIV test • Antiretroviral medicine within 72 hours to prevent HIV • Tetanus and hepatitis B vaccinations • Antibiotics to prevent sexually transmitted infections • Counselling
These are shelters that assist survivors with accommodation in times of need. We have intentionally not listed their exact addresses in order to protect survivors through anonymity.
Thuthuzela Care Centres are rape care centres linked to hospitals where survivors can receive counselling and a medical examination after the rape.
Clinics and Hospitals
These are 24 hour clinics and hospitals where survivors can visit for medical care if they are too far away from a Thuthuzela centre.
Map built with the assistance of Percept Health consultants. Source of data: 2016/17 District Health Barometer. Health Systems Trust. 2018