White Ribbon 2019

The White Ribbon campaign is a global movement working to end violence against women and girls traditionally held in November. The campaign works to change attitudes and behaviors through a range of prevention initiatives and local events, like education programs in schools and community fundraising events. In support of the global campaign, Crime + Investigation have curated a selection of  documentaries that help raise awareness for domestic violence.


Murdered By My Fiance – Saturday November 2 at 9.30pm 
Author Helen Bailey thought she’d found the perfect ending to her own story when she met Ian Stewart. But this was no fairy-tale romance.


A Death In St. Augustine – Saturday November 2 at 10.30pm 
What happens when police face domestic violence allegations within their own ranks? This special examines the death of a young mother and allegations of a cover-up by law enforcement agencies during the investigation.


Inside Evil, Til Death Do Us Part – Friday November 8 at 7.30pm 
Three women a day are killed by a former or current husband or boyfriend. Cuomo goes inside the epidemic of intimate partner violence that turns lethal for so many women.


The Real SVU – Saturday November 8 at 7.30pm
A successful swimsuit designer is found dead at an exclusive Manhattan hotel, with all signs pointing to her trust-fund boyfriend. But when the SVU team delves further into the case, they’re shocked at what they uncover.


I Love You, Now Die – Saturday November 9 and November 16 at 9.30pm 
In July 2014, 18-year-old Conrad Roy died by suicide in his car at a parking lot. Police soon discover a series of alarming text messages from his girlfriend, 17-year-old Michelle Carter, which seemed to encourage him to kill himself. This discovery sparked sensational headlines nationwide, leading to a trial that raised difficult questions about technology, social media and mental health, while asking if one person can be held responsible for the suicide of another.


Contract Killers: Who Murdered Carolyn Matthews? – Saturday November 9 at 10.40pm
A chilling story of lust, murder and betrayal. This ground-breaking true crime documentary explores a phenomenon still prevalent in Australia where common people seek out would-be contract killers.


Killer on the Line – Wednesday November 13 at 8.30pm 
This new British made series investigates domestic crime cases in which the murderer chillingly made the 999 emergency call themselves in order to mask their guilt. Each episode contains interviews with the victim’s friends and family members, interspersed with dramatic reconstruction and a strong narrative.


Banaz: An Honor Killing – Friday November 15 at 7.30pm 
It was an act of overwhelming horror – the brutal honour killing of Banaz Mahmod, a young British woman in suburban London in 2006, killed by her family because she tried to choose a life for herself.


Abused By My Girlfriend – Saturday November 16 at 7.30pm 
Alex Skeel is a 23 year old man who survived the most horrific abuse during his relationship with girlfriend, Jordan Worth. This thought-provoking film reveals Alex’s shocking testimony and meets his family and friends who share their stories as they watched him slowly fall under her control, powerless to stop it and unaware of how bad it would get.


I Am Evidence – Saturday November 16 at 11.00pm 
It is estimated that every year, hundreds of thousands of rape kits are left untested in police storage facilities. We explore the shocking way that sexual assault cases have been historically processed in the United States.


Killer on the Line – Wednesday November 20 at 8.30pm 
This new British made series investigates domestic crime cases in which the murderer chillingly made the 999 emergency call themselves in order to mask their guilt. Each episode contains interviews with the victim’s friends and family members, interspersed with dramatic reconstruction and a strong narrative.


Crimes That Shook Australia, Gerard Baden-Clay – Friday November 22 at 7.30pm 
Former beauty queen, Allison Baden-Clay was discovered in a creek, ten days after being reported missing by her husband. How did this loving mother of three end up in such a macabre resting place?


The Price of Honor – Saturday November 23 at 7.30pm
The story of Amina and Sarah Said, teenage sisters from Lewisville, Texas, who were killed by their father in a premeditated ‘honour killing’.


Behind Closed Doors – Saturday November 23 at 9.30pm 
In this remarkable film, BAFTA award winning Director Anna Hall goes into unchartered territory, finding and talking with children who have witnessed domestic abuse. Working with charities for over two years, this film has painstakingly worked with the children and their families to explore the importance of listening to the child and never ever thinking that just because a child’s not in the room, that they don’t hear or understand what’s going on.


Uncovering: Intimate Partner Abuse – Saturday November 23 at 10.40pm 
Explore the different elements of domestic abuse, such as coercion and stalking that so often lead to serious violence or homicide. Through in-depth interviews with survivors, police and specialist contributors.


Crimes That Shook Australia, Robert Farquharson – Thursday November 28 at 8.30pm 
In 2005 Robert Farquharson claimed a coughing fit caused him to crash his car into a dam. Was it an accident that saw this father and his three boys plunge into the dam or something more sinister?


An Hour To Catch A Killer – Saturday November 30 at 7.30pm
This documentary follows specialist detectives from a UK homicide unit and their supporting multi-agency team within the ‘Golden Hour’, the name police give to a critical window of time that is vital to solving murder cases.