There is help for abuse

2020-04-15 11:00:55

The National Lockdown as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on the number of reported domestic violence cases in South Africa.

If you or someone you know is being mistreated at home, please contact the GBV (gender-based violence) command number (toll-free) on 0800428428 or send a ‘please call me’ to 120 7867# free from any cellphone.

The South African government has created 51 Thuthuzela Care Centres (TCCs). All Thuthuzela Care Centres are open as essential services 24 hours.