The Empowerment Programme focuses on strengthening the human rights of women and children. It offers emergency counselling, short-term individual and group counselling and support, legal advice and assistance to women and children who walk into the SBC for help or who are participating in the residential programme. The Programme is also involved in outreach work, providing education and awareness-raising on gender-based violence to schools, corporates and civil society in general. The team is consists of a social worker, social auxiliary worker, children’s counsellor, legal advisor, para-legal assistant and psychology/social work interns.
See also: Legal Advice and Training