Based on the statistics, South Africa is seen as the world’s rape capital and one of the world’s drug capitals. Abuse amongst teenagers and young adults is rife. Substance abuse is argued to have a strong causal link to physical abuse. RADA’s reason for existence and vision is based on implementing a holistic intervention to address these issues.


Sources:
SABC Report – April 2013 – SA Named World Rape Capital.
Medical Research Council – Understanding Men’s Health and Use of Violence.
United Nations 2009 World Drug Report
People Opposing Women Abuse (POWA)
rapecrisis.org
www.healthyplace.com
Quarterly Labour Force Survey
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