Mexican journalist Lydia Cacho wins another international award for child sex investigation

Mexican journalist Lydia Cacho, who exposed a child prostitution ring, and Roberto Saviano, author of the book "Gomorrah," were awarded the Swedish Olof Palme 2011 prize, reported the Associated Press.

Cacho received death threats and was jailed after publishing the book The Demons of Eden, in which she accuses businessmen and politicians of being involved in a child sex ring. Since then, she has received prizes from the International Press Institute, the International Women's Media Foundation, and the writers' organization PEN Club.

On Jan. 27, both journalists will share the $75,000 prize, which honors individuals that seek to promote peace, disarmament, and fight racism and xenophobia, reported EFE.

Two of Cacho's books, Memories of Disgrace, and Slaves of Power, have been translated into Swedish, reported Proceso.