The Bobbi Bear

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

Human Rights Day 

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