Another day, another rape case. … More Special needs doesn’t stop a rapist.
This is my second month with Bobbi Bear, throughout which I have been continuously astonished by the team’s unfaltering dedication, energy and passion. The team here are either at work (6 days a week) or on standby for emergency call outs, day in day out, week after week. There are no evenings off for restaurant … More Bobbi Bear’s Mandate. Where does it end?
Part 1. I have seen cases of 2 year old girls being raped, 5 year olds, 14 year olds, babies. I have seen cases in which the children are raped by their loved ones; grandfathers, fathers, brothers, uncles, friends, neighbours, and those that are raped by strangers. Cases in which the children have been beaten, … More Rape: The National Sport.
Today was my first experience of children using the Bobbi Bear to communicate a rape. I cannot put into words how harrowing the experience was. We had been trained to remain calm; to control our feelings of shock or disgust (mainly to protect the children and prevent them from taking on the emotions of the … More The Bobbi Bear
Today is national Human Rights day in South Africa. It’s a public holiday and a beautiful one at that. The sun is beating down on our cottage and the monkeys are squabbling in the trees nearby. On a personal level as I plan to return to the UK and study an International Human Rights Law … More Human Rights Day
A country rich in beauty but poor in upholding fundamental human rights. … More An Introduction To South Africa