Terry Oakley-Smith breaks the silence on rape and its consequences

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Two years after her rape ordeal, Terry Oakley-Smith has decided to break her silence.

Two years after her rape ordeal, Terry Oakley-Smith has decided to break her silence.

WEB_PHOTO_ANC_TERRY_10_PM

Two years after her rape ordeal, Terry Oakley-Smith has decided to break her silence.

Two years after her rape ordeal, Terry Oakley-Smith has decided to break her silence.

JOHANNESBURG - It started out like any leisurely morning when Terry Oakley-Smith took two dogs for a walk around Zoo Lake in Johannesburg. As she turned a corner, she saw a young man.

Within seconds she found herself being dragged several metres into a nearby bush by him.

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Oakley-Smith discussed the ordeal with eNCA anchor Joanne Joseph, and detailed the poor response she received from local police and a particularly shocking question she was asked by the doctor who examined her after the rape.

Oakley-Smith is a diversity expert, best known for her work towards eradicating discrimination.

*Watch the exclusive interview in the gallery above.