Nov 2022 1st Edition

Gender-Based Violence

 People Opposing Women Abuse

People Opposing Women Abuse (POWA) provides shelter services for GBV victims and their children, counselling and legal advice.

Contact: Call POWA at 011 642 4345 / 6 or the counselling number at 076 694 5911.



Tears Foundation

The Tears Foundation provides access to crisis intervention, advocacy, counselling and prevention education services for those impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault and child sexual abuse. Services are provided free of charge.

Contact: Call *134*7355# (free) or 010 590 5920 (standard rates apply). Both numbers are available 24/7.



Childline South Africa

Childline South Africa provides services for abused children and their families.

Contact: Call 116 toll-free.



Child Welfare South Africa

Child Welfare South Africa protects children from all forms of abuse.

Contact: Call 087 822 1516.


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