The values of dignity, social justice, and fairness within the principles of Ubuntu can be used to ensure that self-esteem that might have been lost by victims is restored. For instance, rape victims can be accorded counseling to ensure that they cope effectively. Social justice should also ensure that conditions such as poverty and gender discrimination, that put certain individuals are risk, are dealt with sustainably. Finally, the criminal justice system can ensure fairness during trials irrespective of the social status of the accused persons. For instance, bribery in the system to bend laws in favor of the rich and powerful should be discouraged.