South Africa

Documenting Violence Against Women in 10 Countries

Publication Date: 
September 19, 2011
Christian Science Monitor
Author and journalist Karin Alfredsson founded 'Cause of Death: Woman' to investigate the worldwide epidemic of VAW.

Karin Alfredsson is spearheading a nongovernmental project to document violence against women around the world, and to highlight the shortcomings and successes of legislation and other initiatives aimed at helping to curb it.

Stockholm: Violence against women worldwide causes more deaths and injuries than traffic accidents, cancer, and malaria combined.

Poverty in South Africa: Girl traded for 3 cows and forced into marriage

Poverty in SAfrica: 3 cows and a forced marriage
By Sibongile Khumalo (AFP) – Dec 9, 2009