n Child Abuse Research in South Africa - An innovative approach to the use of intermediaries : lessons from Zimbabwe
|Article Title||An innovative approach to the use of intermediaries : lessons from Zimbabwe|
|© Publisher:||South African Society on the Abuse of Children (SAPSAC)|
|Journal||Child Abuse Research in South Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Institute for Child Witness Research and Training and 2 Institute for Child Witness Research and Training|
|Publication Date||Jan 2011|
|Pages||13 - 24|
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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