Pretoria - Avoid drugs, take responsibility and confront your dark side.
This was just some of the advice Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane and female inmates from Kgosi-Mampuru II Correctional facility shared with learners from schools around Tshwane.
As part of the women's month celebrations Nkosi-Malobane gathered girl learners from schools in the CBD and surrounding townships for a heart to heart message to avoid landing in prison.
Nkosi-Malobane said: "We've brought you here to deter you from things that can take you down the wrong path. Your first boyfriend will never marry you so don't rush into sex - take your time."
"We can call it a rehabilitation center but it remains a prison and you don't want to land here," she said.
Inmate Aletta Kock serving a five year sentence reiterated the MEC's sentiments as she described jail as hell.