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PORT SHEPSTONE, SOUTH AFRICA - JANUARY 29: Unidentified schoolgirls walk home from school January 29, 2002 in Murhison, a rural area outside Port Shepstone, in Southern Natal Province, in South Africa. Approximately 35 percent of rapes of children in South Africa occur in schools or when children are on their way to school, according to a recent study in South Africa. These crimes against children are often done by people they trust, usually the teachers, who use their position to take advantage of the usually poor children. The country is struggling with an increasing number of rapes and sexual abuse of young children. In addition, the country has the highest number of rapes in the world. (Photo by Per-Anders Pettersson)
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