Our vision is that children will not be abused anymore, but where they are being abused, we want to provide efficient and professional services that effectively promote their healing and stop any further abuse. This translates into a mission to minimize any secondary harm to children and their families upon their entering the child protection system. Support Programme for Abuse Reactive Children.
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Counsellors have been dispatched to a Gauteng high school after one of its teachers was arrested in connection with alleged sexual assault last week. Yesterday, the provincial department of education in a statement commended the school governing body SGB for Bryanston High School in Johannesburg for taking prompt action. This after the year-old was arrested and charged with sexual assault after the mother of a year-old female pupil opened a case with police.
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Lesufi said the department had no choice but to remove the teacher after hearing complaints from past and present pupils at the school on Friday. On Thursday, a video of former pupil Chanel Gordon-Moyo protesting alone outside the Joburg school went viral and reached Lesufi and the Department of Education officials on social media, who promised to visit the school on a fact finding mission on Friday. Gordon-Moyo said many women had been sexually assaulted by a school teacher, but the school took did not act, leading to girls calling on her to be their voice.
A coach, who was granted bail, but failed to appear in court, has also been re-arrested. Many teenage boys are lured from rural areas, mainly KwaZulu-Natal, with the promise of being featured in professional soccer teams in Johannesburg. Their parents pay exorbitant monthly fees and are told that the children will be enrolled in professional academies, where they will be fed properly and taken to school.
Catholic Archbishop of Johannesburg, Buti Tlhagale. The South African Archbishop in his Chrism Mass deplored that the "image of the Catholic church is virtually in ruins because of the bad behaviour of its priests, wolves wearing sheep's skin, preying on unsuspecting victims, inflicting irreparable harm, and continuing to do so with impunity. We are slowly but surely bent on destroying the church of God by undermining and tearing apart the faith of lay believers.
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