Frequently asked questions about South Africa’s sexual offences courts

More than 50,000 sexual offences were recorded in South Africa in 2017/18. It’s been five years since the release of a government report on the reestablishment of sexual offences courts to deal with them. At the start of the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children Campaign, we take a closer look.

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