WHAT in the world are the people at the state rape centre doing? It is extremely worrying that the people at this centre found there were no signs of rape on the six-year-old mentioned in the article, "Rape not detected" (September 2).
No one in his or her right mind would put a child through this type of examination if he or she did not think it was necessary.
This poor child had to go through it twice!
Shame, shame, shame on the rape centre in question.
I wonder why it is that one doctor found no signs and another one did. What was done differently during the examination?
Who, I ask, did not do his or her job properly?
This poor child has been victimised not once but twice, because of incompetence of the people who should be helping.
Our children need to be treated properly and respected – they are important in this world.
When are we as a society going to protect our children from all the different forms of abuse perpetrated against them?
Dallas Oesterlein, Sydenham, Port Elizabeth