These are grim times for vulnerable women and children in South Africa, a country that seems to have no solution to ongoing violent crime.
Recent cases where the bodies of women and children have been found are only a symptom of a deeper problem. It seems to be a common trend for women and children to be brutally raped and murdered by someone they know.
When I hear of these crimes I always wonder what could make someone want to harm another in such a horrific manner. The first thing that comes to mind is mental illness, especially in cases where the perpetrator showed no remorse or any kind of emotion after the crime had been committed. [Read more…]