“Delia struggles and kicks. Alexander thinks to himself that it has to end, it all has to end.”


Name:
Delia Björklund
Killed:
Aged 24 

“He laid the shame on me by saying – Look what you made me do.”


Name:
Javiera
Age: 33

“Ten years after the first blow I was elected to the European Parliament.”


Name:
Eva-Britt
Age: 64

“My daughter lives with him, even though she’s seen him hit me. It makes me so sad.”


Name:
Carina
Age:
51

“They threw me out of the hospital. Junkie, they thought.”


Name:
Anette
Age: 53

“I’ve stopped feeling ashamed for something I didn’t do.”


Name:
Eszter
Age: 22

“Those four months changed my life.”


Who:
Paulina Bengtson
What:
Runs Novahuset, a voluntary association which supports victims of sexual assault.

“Maybe it was time to shoot a few men … ?”


Who: 
Hans Hansson
What: 
Started the men’s network in Piteå and runs treatment sessions for violent men.

“If he beats me I’ll leave him – or will I?”


Who:
Lise-Lotte Nielsen and Ann-Margret Fick
What:
Social workers who lead conversation groups for abused women, organised by the social services.

“The more time that passes between the crime and prosecution, the greater the risk that the plaintiff will change her mind.”


Who:
Camilla Johansson, investigator in the external interview group of the family violence unit, north-west Skåne police district.