Girls caught in blessers’ grip

The practice in which young girls and women are bought expensive items by older men or “blessers” in return for sex has become widespread in Hout Bay. According to social workers from Hout Bay-based non-profit Community Cohesion, the trend has become the “new normal”, particularly in Imizamo Yethu and Hangberg. They estimate that half of … Continue reading Girls caught in blessers’ grip