Preventing Domestic Violence – The Hippocratic Post , 18 January 2018

“Some of the most terrible facial injuries I have ever had to deal with have been due to domestic violence. What starts with a slap and an apology can quickly escalate until a woman is regularly being injured, sometimes at risk to her life. I’ll never forget one woman who was brought into theatre with stab wounds covering her face and neck as well as her abdomen. She died of blood loss.”

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The Woman With No Face – Channel 5 & Netflix, 14 September 2015

Tambu Makinzi is a 27 year old mum of one from Zimbabwe and lives in Cape Town South Africa. She has been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called chondrosacoma. This cancer has caused the cartilage in her face to grow out of control, she has already lost sight in one eye. A new documentary about her struggle airs tonight (Mon 14th Sept) at 10pm on Channel 5.

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