Domestic violence: How to rebuild your life.

Domestic violence: How to rebuild your life.

Domestic violence is a pattern of abusive behaviour in any relationship in the home, where power is used to control the other person. Most commonly, domestic violence is spousal abuse or the abuse of a child by a parent.  The abuse is physical, sexual, emotional, economic or psychological and is used to frighten, intimidate, manipulate, […]

PTSD – Learning to cope with trauma

PTSD – Learning to cope with trauma

Feeling frightened, sad, anxious and disconnected are some of the common feelings felt after experiencing a traumatic experience. However, if these feelings do not subside, you may be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In South Africa, there are several free facilities that handle depression, anxiety and many other mental health conditions.   Here is a list of […]

iER Extends its Fight Against Crime

iER Extends its Fight Against Crime

iER became an official registered member of the E2 (Eyes & Ears) Business against Crime (BACSA) Initiative on the 1st of December 2020.  The Eyes and Ears Initiative (E2) is an official joint crime-fighting initiative between the South African Police Service (SAPS), Business Against Crime South Africa (BACSA) and the Private Security Industry (PSI), whereby […]

Animal Abuse: How to report it in South Africa

Animal Abuse: How to report it in South Africa

Animal abuse is more common that we’d like to believe – especially in South Africa. Empathy is important. We shouldn’t only be empathetic to other humans, but all living things. Animals can feel emotions too, and it has been proven that they can experience physical pain.  Unfortunately, not everyone is empathetic towards our furry friends.  […]

Child trafficking in SA

Child trafficking in SA

According to the United Nations, human trafficking consists of recruiting, transporting, transferring, harbouring and receiving persons through improper means, including force, abduction, fraud and coercion.  The result of human trafficking across borders is mostly modern-day slavery and sexual abuse. The US State Department’s Trafficking in Persons estimates that in 2018 about 24.9 million people were victims of […]

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