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dicuxho00009. Culture Xhosa. Unidentified girls dancing traditional Xhosa dances in the school yard on August 22, 2001 in Site B Khayelitsha, a township about 35 kilometers outside Cape Town, South Africa. They are part of Siyazama aftercare center for abused children in their school. Many children are abused sexually or physically in their homes and neighborhood. Khayelitsha is one of the poorest and fastest growing townships in South Africa. People usually come from the rural areas in Eastern Cape province to find work as maids and laborers. Most people don't find work and the unemployment rate is very high, together with lot of violence and a growing HIV-Aids epidemic itÕs a harsh area to live in..©Per-Anders Pettersson/ iAfrika Photos.
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