Ruff justice: Meet the dogs helping put child rapists behind bars

Ruff day at the office: Find out how, in court, comfort for the tiniest victims of sexual abuse can come from the unlikeliest of places. (Image via Wikus de Wet)

Ruff day at the office: Find out how, in court, comfort for the tiniest victims of sexual abuse can come from the unlikeliest of places. (Image via Wikus de Wet)

Victim testimonies can be key to securing convictions. They can also be traumatic. Meet the furry friends coming to the rescue.

The statistic cited in this podcast that 1 in 3 South African children will have been sexually abused by their 17th birthday includes consensual acts between 17 and 18-year-olds because of the way the study was designed. 

Music credit: Driven To Success – Scott Holmes

This audio was produced by the Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism.
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