“Have you got any children he knows aren’t his? Does he spy on you, or leave threatening messages?”


Every third woman is subjected to violence during her lifetime.

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This is the story of our unique journey to ten countries, where we investigated the violence that kills and harms women.


“When I started working I was naive, and my aim was to have families reunited.”

Elena Zolotilova and Tatiana Pavlova


“It turned out that the medical certificate had disappeared. I expect his father bribed someone.”Name: Elena
“We won’t hide the girls away, they have nothing to be ashamed of and they have rights.”
“Would a male lion destroy a female lion’s genitals? It’s unthinkable.”  Who: Panzi Hospital
“It’s better to bring the girls up properly than to put them through that. And now my own mother feels the same way!”

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Behind the project