The Gender Violence Programme

Organization: Ekupholeni Mental Health and Trauma Center
Project: The Gender Violence Programme
Location: Kathorus, Gauteng,South Africa
Target group: Children who are victims of abuse and exploitation

South Africa has one of the highest incidences of sexual abuse in the world. Ekupholeni Gender Violence Program annually supports around 450 children who are victims or rape and sexual abuse. It provides a holistic support program including counselling, individual therapy, group therapy, support to parents of young rape victims and therapeutic camps.

Contact person at Childhood:
Britta Holmberg