Young girls groomed by pastor CRL Rights Commission hears

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Young women, some as young as 13-years-old, have told the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities (CRL Rights Commission) meeting how they were manipulated and allegedly raped by a prominent pastor.

They shared details of how they were groomed by other women in the pastor’s house to satisfy his sexual urges.

The CRL Rights Commission held a dialogue in Johannesburg for young people who’d been sexually abused by religious and traditional leaders.

They lived in a mansion with numerous other young women in skimpy clothes in an upmarket surburb in KwaZulu-Natal.

One of the three rape survivors relived her first rape incident at the age of just 14.

Click below for a video on one of the testimonies posted by the CRL Rights Commision: