CATS supports sexually abused child, assists mother to report the case

Nyasha* is a 7 year old girl living with HIV from Seke district. In December 2017, she was sexually abused by her neighbour who threatened her not to report the case. Although in great fear, Nyasha had the courage to disclose the abuse to her mother leading to the arrest of the perpetrator. At first, Nyasha’s mother could not believe her daughter – their neighbour was a respectable man. She however decided to call the Zvandiri Community Adolescent Treatment Supporter (CATS) to talk to her daughter since he always offered Nyasha support especially in times of distress. “I was shocked when Nyasha disclosed that she had been raped by our neighbour. I never thought he would do that to my daughte

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