Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women & Children

Contact Information

+27 21 6335287

P.O. Box: 38401, Gatesville, 7766

Gatesville, South Africa

Primary Contact

Irma Maharaj

Mission Statement

The mission of the Saartjie Baartman Center, as a human rights-based, non-governmental organisation, is to provide a comprehensive range of services that are accessible and safe to women and children by: 1. Working in partnership with organisations that advocate ending violence against women and children; 2. Providing 24-hour emergency shelter, short and medium term residential care, and childcare services; 3. Providing mental health support, legal and economic empowerment services; 4. Conducting research that will inform intervention strategies and best practices in the gender-based violence sector.