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Mediation Ends Domestic Violence by Ex-Boyfriend

On 27th March, a 24-year-old woman came to Ixopo Advice Office to report that she was being abused by her ex-boyfriend. The day before, he …read more

Sonto Nene

Using Mediation to End Domestic Violence

Madadeni Advice Office Paralegal Sonto NeneA 45-year-old woman came to Madadeni Advice Office on 21st November 2016 to complain that her husband was abusing …read more


Graduation Ceremony for CCJD Paralegals

At the end of November CCJD held a ceremony and celebration for the first graduates of its new SETA and SAQA-accredited training. CCJD offered the training …read more

Sisters with Blisters

‘Sisters with Blisters’ Fun Walks

In November CCJD took part in the ‘Sisters with Blisters’ walks in Durban and Johannesburg. The walks are organised annually by First for Women …read more


 Using a Protection Order to End Abuse

A 58-year-old unmarried woman came to the office on 23rd August. She was experiencing a problem with her nephew, who had stayed with her …read more


Helping a School Learner to Tackle Drug Addiction

A 15-year-old boy came to the office on 27th July. He said that he had started smoking drugs (dagga) the year before. He had …read more

Nombuso Ngcobo

Helping a Former Employee Obtain a Provident Fund

A 59-year-old unemployed man came to the office to ask for help in getting his provident fund. He had worked at Northern Natal Bronze …read more


Using Mediation to Solve a Violent Family Dispute

On 24th August a 45-year-old woman came to the office to report that her 23-year-old son was using drugs, coming home late and demanding …read more


Using a Protection Order to Bring an End to Domestic Violence

On 3rd May a 44-year-old-woman came to the office to report that she was suffering from domestic violence from her brother-in-law, who is her …read more

Nombuso Ngcobo

Using a Protection Order to End Domestic Violence

On 22nd July a 29-year-old unemployed woman came to the office to report that her boyfriend had been physically assaulting her for several weeks. …read more