Year Published: 2016

Authors: Shanaaz Mathews, Lizette Berry and Lori Lake

Publisher: Children's Institute, University of Cape Town

Suggested Citation: Mathews S, Berry L & Lake L (2016) Helping children recover from trauma: Strengthening therapeutic responses for victims of child sexual abuse in the South African context. Cape Town: Children’s Institute, University of Cape Town. [research brief]


This research brief examines a local, innovative, therapeutic programme for sexually abused children living in rural areas, and considers what kind of therapeutic responses are appropriate in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC).