It is important to reach out for help and support if you or someone you know has experienced sexual violence: 

Rape Crisis 

Helpline: 0800 150 150
24-hour helpline for survivors of sexual violence 
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The Trauma Centre 

Helpline: 021 465 7373 
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Tears Foundation 

Helpline: Request a call back 1347355# 
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Childline South Africa 

Toll-free Helpline: 0800 055 555
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The Teddy Bear Clinic for Abused Children 

Helpline: 011 484 4554 
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South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) 

24- hour Helpline: 0800 567 567  
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Lifeline South Africa 

24-hour Helpline: 0861 322 322  
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Gender-Based Violence Command Centre: 

24-hour Helpline: 0800 428 428  
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Family and Marriage Society of South Africa (FAMSA): 

National Office Helpline: 011 975 7106  
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Department of Social Development: 

Contact Information varies by province. Check the official website for contact details specific to your location. 
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Part 1 | When sex turns violent/traumatic
Part 2 | When sex turns violent/traumatic