Previous Post
Next Post

image and caption by
Jodi Bieber

We tend to believe that sexual abusers are strangers, yet they are generally people close to the child. The Teddy Bear Clinic for Abused Children in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, has a Kids’ Court Support Group aimed at empowering child witnesses who will have to testify in court. They are given emotional support, and taught about the court process and the skills to deal with it, through puppetry.