Tinka Labuschagne, a senior education specialist with the South African Ministry of Education comforts a 10yr old student. The previous day the girl disclosed to her teacher that her brother and two of his friends had been sexually abusing her since she was 6. She alleged that she had been raped, sodomised and forced to perform oral sex. She had severe problems with her eyes, a sore throat, vaginal discomfort, and was suspected to be suffering from gonorrhoea.
DATE: January 2006