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WOMAN AGAINST RAPE (WAR) encourages all South Africans to exercise their rights by teaching them that their bodies and spirits are sacred. No other person may violate these rights in any manner. In the event of violation or abuse, all South African victims have a right to be heard and counseled through empathetic and skilled care. WAR is dedicated to providing the knowledge of prevention and the necessary steps to work through a traumatic event.  We'd like to encourage all persons to exercise their rights by teaching them that their bodies and spirits are sacred and no-one may violate these rights in any manner. If this does happen, to know that there is someone who is prepared to listen and help by offering them assistance.
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Educational Talks

Educational Talks

“WAR has finally put a ‘face’ to survivors of sexu...

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Healthy Relationships

Healthy Relationships

In a healthy relationship, both partners are able ...

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A Test on Abuse

A Test on Abuse

It’s hard to admit it, but maybe teachers are on t...

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Different Types of Abuse

Different Types of Abuse

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Personal crisis help ser…

Personal crisis help services

I need help and I need it now! Wherever you are, w...

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Abuse Resources

Abuse Resources

Abuse refers to harmful or injurious behavior to a...

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Male Sexual Assault

Male Sexual Assault

Sexual assault occurs when one person engages in s...

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Sexually Transmitted Inf…

Sexually Transmitted Infection

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are formerl...

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How to Help Someone Heal

How to Help Someone Heal

When a person is raped or sexually assaulted, his ...

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Self-Care for Friends an…

Self-Care for Friends and Family

It’s important to know that there is no normal or ...

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Was I Raped?

Was I Raped?

For purposes of this page, we use the term “rape” ...

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How to prevent Child Abu…

How to prevent Child Abuse

Child abuse is an act by a parent or caretaker tha...

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What to do if you were r…

What to do if you were raped

Get to a safe place as soon as possible. Tell t...

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Partner Rape

Partner Rape

A Brief Overview of Partner Rape In this article ...

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Tips for Friends and Fam…

Tips for Friends and Family of Rape & Sexual Abuse Survivors

It can be hard to know what to do to help a friend...

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If you decide to report …

If you decide to report a rape

Reporting the rape: Whether you report the rape t...

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