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Our core values

Unity

Unity

Embracing diversity and acknowledging difference in order to work together as a team

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Growth

Changing and supporting others to change

Purpose

Purpose

Working towards organisational goals with focus and clear direction

Healing

Helping reclaim stability, peace, safety and direction in life by supporting others

As a feminist organisation, Rape Crisis is committed to working towards the achievement of women’s rights.

Direct Services

9015

People received direct services from us in the last year, which is an increase of almost 3000 compared to last year.

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What you need to know about rape

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What to do if someone raped you

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How to report rape

Follow the steps on how to report a rape and the rights you have when reporting.

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Rape myths

Here are some common myths and truths about rape

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Programmes

We encourage rape survivors to speak out about their experience

Our helpline operates twenty four hours a day, seven days a week. Hereby offering immediate advice about what to do next, whether it is in the process of making an official report to the authorities, or the next step towards healing.

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Justice for rape survivors

Sexual Offences Courts Regulations

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At RSJC we believe that we need the proper implementation of sexual offences courts to restore survivors’ confidence in the judicial system and increase their willingness to come forward. The more sexual offences that are reported, investigated…

PRESS RELEASE: New sexual offences court due to be opened in Bredasdorp on 7 February.

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Members of the Media  Press Release | For immediate release 6 February 2020   New sexual offences court due to be opened in Bredasdorp on 7 February. On 7 February 2020 the Department of Justice will officially be launching…
sexual offences courts officially signed into regulation.

PRESS RELEASE: Sexual offences courts officially signed into regulation

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A ray of hope for all survivors of gender-based violence as sexual offences courts are officially signed into regulation. Although South Africa has some of the highest rates of reported sexual offences, it also has a criminal justice system…