The Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women and Children (SBCWC ) is a one-stop centre for women and children who are survivors of abuse.
Our vision is the creation of a safe and secure society and a human rights culture where women and children are empowered to exercise their full rights.
We provide the following services to women and their children who experience domestic and/or sexual violence:
- A 24-hour emergency shelter (safe accommodation)
- Short and medium term residential care
- Childcare services
- Counselling, mental health support, legal and economic empowerment services
- Children's counselling
- Research in gender-based violence
- Job Skills training
- Legal advice
Photo credit: Danielle Olivier.