As a survivor of crime, you have the right:
This information is sourced from the Service Charter for Victims of Crime in South Africa. Please click here for the full document
You also have the right to legal advice.
Rape can make you feel hatred and anger. Rape can make you feel isolated. Rape can make you feel very sad. Rape can make you lose hope.
Being able to talk to someone who understands is a huge step towards recovery.
Remember: you can report rape any time even if it is after 20 years or more!
You can call these crisis lines:
Tears SMS Helpline: *134*7355#
Triangle Project: 021 712 6699