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Abused women, twice as likely to be depressed

As World Mental Health Day was marked on Monday, very little attention was given to victims of domestic abuse who, as a result of their abuse, suffer from depression in isolation. In response to the silence on sufferers of depression, the Saartjie Baartman Centre is calling on Cape Flats communities[…]

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Abused women more likely to contract HIV

The Saartjie Baartman Centre for Abused Woman and Children have expressed their dire concern at the number of increased risk of HIV infection in relation to intimate partner violence. There will be increased awareness of this issue in STI and Condom Week, which runs from the 10th until the 16th[…]

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‘SA losing fight against gender violence’

Women are losing the battle against gender-based violence with the scourge remaining far too pervasive a problem within South African households, according to the Saartjie Baartman Centre. As South Africa commemorates Women’s Month, new statistics highlight that a massive percentage of the country’s female population continue to face instances of[…]

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