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disiabu00048.Social Issues. Abuse. Bongekile Ntuli (right), age 11, has been repeatedly sexually abused by her stepfather and two of his brothers for a long time. The abuse started when her mother was sick of an Aids related disease. Her little brother, Nkosingiphile (left) has also been abused. Both of them have been infected by HIV by the men. The mother died in 2001 and the children live with an aunt and a grandmother in a different area. Their youngest sibling, Zanele, age 4, (center) has not been sexually abused but was infected with HIV by her mother at birth. The children have gone to pick up water, a faraway waterhole on January 31, 2002 in Port Shepstone, South Africa..©Per-Anders Pettersson/iAfrika Photos