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


Every third woman is subjected to violence during her lifetime.

Click to see a short film about this project.


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

Elena Zolotilova and Tatiana Pavlova


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


“He said his fantasy was watching me with other men, but I knew he was taking money from them.”   Name: Alma
“What we see is a state which does not take responsibility for its people.”  Who: Mesa de Mujeres (Women’s Table)
“Several women who have stayed at Dastak have been murdered by their families when they have dared to venture out.”
“Partner violence in Santa Marta has not disappeared, but it is no longer hidden away.”Who: Itamar Silva

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