"THE LOST CHILDREN"
Since January of 2000, 179 children under 18 have lost their mother in a murder or manslaughter in Sweden. Most of the time, their father was the killer. Most of the killed women had appealed for help for themselves and their children. Their deaths are not individual tragedies, but a failure of society. The children are left behind.
Alexandra, 8 had not reached the age of four when mom was killed in the kitchen by her boyfriend. She and her brother tried to prevent the murder. Alexandra says: "He hit mother with a hammer in the head. At first I did not think it was dangerous, I was only three years. But then I started thinking that my mother is screaming, and then it have to hurt "