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SEXUAL ABUSE

Any person who has knowledge that a sexual offence had been committed against a child or knowledge, reasonable belief or suspicion that a sexual offence had been committed against a person who is mentally disabled. This includes professionals like teachers and doctors.

Closest Police Station.
SAPS Family Violence and Sexual Offences Unit.

SAPS Tel : 10111


SAPS FCS UNITS (Role and mandate...)

 PHYSICAL ABUSE

Any person. 
Teachers must specifically be aware of the signs and symptoms of physical abuse.

Provincial Department of Social Development.
Police.

 
NEGLECT

 Any person

Provincial Department of Social Development.

 
CHILD LABOUR

 Any person.


Police.
Department of Labor.


 
BULLYING

Any person - specifically parents and friends of the child. 


Parents.
Teachers.
Parents of child responsible for the bullying. 


 

Sexual crimes against children must be reported to your closest police station. The SAPS FCS unit will be notified and will continue the investigation.


WESTERN CAPE, NORTHERN CAPE AND NATAL (Click here...)
REST OF THE COUNTRY (Click here...)

Should you experience any difficulty in reporting sexual abuse or need assistance, you are welcome to contact a Matla A Bana representative.  Please note that the abuse cannot be reported to Matla A Bana.