Girl raped at 11: ‘The justice system is failing us’

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Ntokozo Zakwe is a young woman from Hillcrest in KwaZulu Natal who was raped when she was only 11 years old. The man who raped her threatened her and said there would be consequences if she told anyone about it. Now, thirteen years later, she is ready to tell her story. 

“The only way I found healing is when I joined DREAMS to help young girls who have been exposed to gender based violence,” said Ntokozo, speaking at the 8th National Aids Conference held this week in Durban.

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