n Child Abuse Research in South Africa - Judicial perceptions of harm in child sexual abuse matters : a compelling case for impact statements
|Article Title||Judicial perceptions of harm in child sexual abuse matters : a compelling case for impact statements|
|© Publisher:||South African Society on the Abuse of Children (SAPSAC)|
|Journal||Child Abuse Research in South Africa|
|Author||A. Van der Merwe|
|Publication Date||Jan 2007|
|Pages||11 - 17|
The purpose of this note is to investigate : the courts' approach to victim harm, prevailing judicial perceptions of the harm caused by sexual offences against children, as well as behavioural research findings of the harm caused by these offences.
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