“The term ‘violence against women’ means any act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual or psychological harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivations of liberty, whether occurring in public or in private life” (United Nations General Assembly, 1993)

Lené Witbooi, one of Good Hope Psychological Service’s interns at our Paarl branch, has written this informative article about this very important issue. Read the article: