“The media are hugely important because what we don’t show doesn’t exist.” 

Martha Gomez
What: Journalist who for the last seven years has been broadcasting Tolerancia Cero (“Zero Tolerance”) a radio programme about violence against women.


“I don’t want to stop hating, it’s my right.”

Age: 35

Things were always chaotic in my family. My mother died, I was young when I left home and I had a few dramas with boyfriends.

“I said I had two other options: I could become a beggar or a prostitute.”

Ana Maria Perez del Campo
What: Started a women’s shelter where the women stay for eighteen months. So far no-one has returned to her violent husband after her stay.

“We see a lot of trifling matters here at the same time as other victims don’t even report serious crimes such as incest.”

Paloma Mari
What: Is a judge in one of Spain’s specialised courts for violence against women.