22 June 2009

Raped: what to do

Young girls in South Africa say there is not enough information available about what to do after being raped, according to a recent study.

  • make your statement in a private room
  • make your statement to a female officer (if there is one)
  • make your statement in your own language
  • have a friend/family member with you for support

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