Year Published: 2017

Authors: Lezanne Leoschut and Zuhayr Kafaar 

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group

Suggested Citation: Leoschut L & Kafaar Z (2017) The Frequency and predictors of poly-victimisation of South African children and the role of the schools in its prevention. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 22(sup1):81-93.


This article draws on the empirical data collected for a national prevalence and incidence study on child sexual abuse and maltreatment in South Africa and draws attention to the frequency of poly-victimisation amongst South African children and highlights why some children experience multiple co-occurring forms of victimisations while others do not.