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Cherlyn Tshabangu is determined to get drug dealers out of Krugersdorp, and rehabilitate and educate drug-addicted underage sex workers and reunite them with their families.
Being a parent is one of the toughest, most relentless jobs there is; being a teenage parent is that much worse, because essentially you are a still a child yourself. South Africa has a large number of pregnant teens, often pointing to a lack of education and socio-economic issues.
The Constitutional Court ruling upholding the law against prostitution and running brothels has met with mixed reaction, with some arguing that it will consolidate efforts to close down brothels, and others arguing that it will render attempts to regulate the industry and improve the health and safety of sex workers even more difficult.