n Child Abuse Research in South Africa - An innovative approach to the use of intermediaries : lessons from Zimbabwe




Zimbabwe has followed the South African initiative of introducing an intermediary into the court to assist child witnesses with testifying. However, it has made certain unique adaptations to the system by training interpreters to act as intermediaries and using infrastructures that already exist within the Department of Justice. As part of a Masters research, the intermediary system in Zimbabwe was investigated to determine its efficacy.


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