"I don't know how to help my niece heal after being raped" – Mama Madikgetla answers your questions

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Guardian is worried about her niece as she doesn't know how to help them heal.
Guardian is worried about her niece as she doesn't know how to help them heal.
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Question

My niece experienced sexual trauma when she was eight years old. I know she went for councelling for just a few sessions. I don’t know if it really helped as she is withdrawn.

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