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?”


“I was only three the first time someone took my pants off and put his finger inside me.” Name: Blessing
“He laid the shame on me by saying – Look what you made me do.”Name: JavieraAge: 33
“When the girls begin to think about the future, about what they will do when they leave here, then we can stop worrying.”
“He wanted my nine-year-old to be awake and to watch.”  Name: Lucille Age: 46

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