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Young, pregnant and abandoned by the system

September 19, 2017

There is little support for young, vulnerable pregnant women – and this is fuelling the high number of abandoned and orphaned babies. HEALTH-E’s UFRIEDA HO reports.

Data distortion: Rape is not a numbers game

July 31, 2017

South Africa’s rape statistics are so muddled some experts call them “meaningless”. But the real challenge is to build a supportive environment that enables rape survivors to report the crime.

Dog devotion for abused kids

July 31, 2017

A volunteer brigade of dogs has joined the Teddy Bear Clinic’s court preparation programme to help children facing their rapists and abusers in court

VIDEO: Surviving Sexual Violence

July 10, 2017

Naeemah is a survivor of sexual violence. This is her story of fighting back.

A rape survivor never forgets

July 3, 2017

Abused by dead billionaire Sidney Frankel from the age of five, Marinda Smith speaks about the impact of this on her life as part of HEALTH-E’s IZWI LAMI campaign aimed at encouraging rape survivors to share their stories and campaigning for a comprehensive package of care at health facilities for all rape survivors.

Justice for generations to come

June 27, 2017

Eight brave survivors of a dead paedophile have opened the doors to all sex offenders being charged  – even when their crimes were committed over 20 years ago. HEALTH-E’s Ufrieda Ho reports.

Health-e launches IZWI LAMI anti-rape campaign

June 26, 2017

Health-e’s anti-rape campaign invites rape survivors to share their stories, contact counselling services and campaign for packages of care.