Year Published: 2016

Authors: Shanaaz Mathews, Lizette Berry, Jenna-Lee Marco

Publisher: Children's Institute

Suggested Citation: Mathews S, Berry L & Marco J (2016) An Outcome Assessment of a Residential Care Programme for Sexually-abused Children in South Africa: A research report. Cape Town: Children’s Institute, University of Cape Town.


This study assesses a local therapeutic programme for sexually abused children living in rural areas, to establish its impact and efficacy in the therapeutic management of sexual assault and to provide children with post-intervention care and support.