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disiabu00060.Social Issues. Abuse. Farmworkers going to work on an open truck on February 28, 2002 in Loisvale, Upington in South Africa. These workers are paid about  $30 a month Baby Thsepang, an 8 month old baby was brutally raped in October- 2001 in the area. In South Africa, some people think that having sex with a virgin or an old woman cleanses yourself from HIV/Aids. A big increase of rapes against children and elederly women has been seen the last years. About 22.000 cases of rapes of children was reported to the police during 2001..©Per-Anders Pettersson/iAfrika Photos