Helping victims to become survivors

Screen Shot 2013-07-24 at 8.29.28 AMBy Gabi Khumalo

Mayathula-Khoza stressed the need to empower victims of abuse by providing them with access to services and opportunities available in government, business and civil society.

“Their empowerment may be defined as having or taking control, being listened to, being recognized or respected as an individual, and having the right to make choices and to be respected by others,” Mayathula-Khoza said.