“Some new rape statistics direct from the Minister of Police, Bheki Cele, have left the nation feeling even more worried and unsafe. Believe it or not, over 40% of all the rapes in South Africa are committed against children.
In a parliamentary reply to a question from the DA, Cele revealed various numbers for child murders and child rapes over the last three financial years.”
The Light Within
by Diana Bellerose
Ruth Mutanda is the founder and CEO of Ruth For Women an organization for abused women and children brought up in abusive homes. She is a survivor of abuse for 32 years.
Ruth is a mother of 3 daughters and 1 son as well as being a grandmother of 4. She was married to a former diplomat for 34 years and they served in the diplomatic service for 12 years (France, Ethiopia and South Africa). Currently finishing her BA Hons in Community Development. She holds a degree in Interior Designing, Theology a Diploma in Hospitality and Events Management and a Diploma in Counselling. She is an entrepreneur and an author.
Jossine Abrahams is a successful Health Care worker who owns a Health Care Business. She was born in Africa and moved to the United Kingdom with her daughter in the early 90’s. She is the CEO of Life Change Training & Home Care Ltd. & Zim – South Foods in London and also a college Lecturer in Health & Social Care?
Yvette Alisa (Ortiz) Henderson was born in the U.S. Price Utah. I grew up in a lower-middle-class household where I was the first generation college graduate double majoring in, Social Work and Generously. I attended a Private Catholic School and was a straight-A high honor Student up until the time I graduated graduate school. My parents had me on a very tight lease. I never dated because my focus was primarily on school work. I obtained my first job when I was 14 where I waited tables at a Chinese Restaurant. Bought my first car when I was 16 and paid my entire way through college
“Pedophilia is a psychosexual disorder in which an adult or adolescent has a sexual preference for prepubescent children. This disorder is also considered to be a paraphilia, which is a group of disorders defined by abnormal sexual activity.” Source:https://www.allaboutcounseling.com/library/pedophilia/?
Trafficking in persons is a serious crime and a grave violation of human rights. Every year, thousands of men, women, and children fall into the hands of traffickers, in their own countries and abroad. Almost every country in the world is affected by trafficking, whether as a country of origin, transit or destination for victims. UNODC, as guardian of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC) and the Protocols thereto, assists States in their efforts to implement the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons (Trafficking in Persons Protocol). http://www.unodc.org