For Women's Month we celebrate "What She Said"

Abuse victim finally gets her day in court after protracted delays over 3 years

The case of historical abuse of Chantelle Akers - who accused her father of raping her nearly 30 years ago over a period of 6 years since she was 11 - will finally be heard in a Uitenhage court on Wednesday.

The case has seen postponements over the past three years.

READ: What are the reasons behind sexual abuse survivors speaking out years later?

He always managed to get the case postponed due to ill-health. That was his excuse. Every time I got to court for the case, there was a sick note or something.

Chantelle Akers, allegedly raped by her father

I was beginning to feel I was being abused by the courts. He was being protected.

Chantelle Akers, allegedly raped by her father

Listen to what Akers expectations are from court proceedings...


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