Zimbabwe: Gender violence

Zimbabwean blogger, Fire Pussy points to a book by IRIN on gender violence “Broken Bodies, Broken Dreams: Violence against women exposed. Some horrendous statisticw – “On average five Indian women a day are killed in “accidental” kitchen fires because dowry payments have not been met. 25% of girls and 8% of boys around the world have been subjected to child sex abuse. The United Nations estimates that one in three females will be beaten, or raped in her lifetime.”

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